Making bad law for the rich will hurt the rest of us

Surfrider Foundation has been battling Vinod Khosla in the California courts for several years, trying to force him to allow the public to cross his private property and use his … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 30, 2017

Government workers have another chance to declare independence! Supreme Court asked to restore Utah prairie dog conservation program—and constitutional limits on federal power Neither legislative bodies nor government bureaucrats can … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 17, 2017

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Bears Ears Reduction Indian River County School Board responds to public outcry, but continues to ignore First Amendment California Supreme Court protects private property Class Action … ›

CCC levies a $4.2m fine for blocking nonexistent staircase

  Dear Californians, this is your California Coastal Commission: willing to fine property owners over four MILLION dollars for blocking “public access” that doesn’t exist. Even to those who have … ›

PLF enters Martins Beach access controversy

Should the public have the right to cross private property simply because it is next to a navigable water body? The California Court of Appeal may decide just that when … ›

Permit needed to keep trespassers off private property

Yesterday, a San Mateo Superior Court judge issued a stunning tentative ruling in one of the two Martins Beach lawsuits pending against coastal landowner Vinod Khosla. The judge concluded that the decision to disallow the public to trespass … ›

PLF sues Coastal Commission for extortion attempt against family

Author:  Paul Beard II On Friday, PLF attorneys filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission—the State's worst abuser of property rights and of landowners who live and work in … ›

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Making bad law for the rich will hurt the rest of us

Surfrider Foundation has been battling Vinod Khosla in the California courts for several years, trying to force him to allow the public to cross his private property and use his … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 30, 2017

Government workers have another chance to declare independence! Supreme Court asked to restore Utah prairie dog conservation program—and constitutional limits on federal power Neither legislative bodies nor government bureaucrats can … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 17, 2017

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Bears Ears Reduction Indian River County School Board responds to public outcry, but continues to ignore First Amendment California Supreme Court protects private property Class Action … ›

CCC levies a $4.2m fine for blocking nonexistent staircase

  Dear Californians, this is your California Coastal Commission: willing to fine property owners over four MILLION dollars for blocking “public access” that doesn’t exist. Even to those who have … ›

PLF enters Martins Beach access controversy

Should the public have the right to cross private property simply because it is next to a navigable water body? The California Court of Appeal may decide just that when … ›

Permit needed to keep trespassers off private property

Yesterday, a San Mateo Superior Court judge issued a stunning tentative ruling in one of the two Martins Beach lawsuits pending against coastal landowner Vinod Khosla. The judge concluded that the decision to disallow the public to trespass … ›

PLF sues Coastal Commission for extortion attempt against family

Author:  Paul Beard II On Friday, PLF attorneys filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission—the State's worst abuser of property rights and of landowners who live and work in … ›

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Making bad law for the rich will hurt the rest of us

Surfrider Foundation has been battling Vinod Khosla in the California courts for several years, trying to force him to allow the public to cross his private property and use his … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 30, 2017

Government workers have another chance to declare independence! Supreme Court asked to restore Utah prairie dog conservation program—and constitutional limits on federal power Neither legislative bodies nor government bureaucrats can … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 17, 2017

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Bears Ears Reduction Indian River County School Board responds to public outcry, but continues to ignore First Amendment California Supreme Court protects private property Class Action … ›

CCC levies a $4.2m fine for blocking nonexistent staircase

  Dear Californians, this is your California Coastal Commission: willing to fine property owners over four MILLION dollars for blocking “public access” that doesn’t exist. Even to those who have … ›

PLF enters Martins Beach access controversy

Should the public have the right to cross private property simply because it is next to a navigable water body? The California Court of Appeal may decide just that when … ›

Permit needed to keep trespassers off private property

Yesterday, a San Mateo Superior Court judge issued a stunning tentative ruling in one of the two Martins Beach lawsuits pending against coastal landowner Vinod Khosla. The judge concluded that the decision to disallow the public to trespass … ›

PLF sues Coastal Commission for extortion attempt against family

Author:  Paul Beard II On Friday, PLF attorneys filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission—the State's worst abuser of property rights and of landowners who live and work in … ›

Making bad law for the rich will hurt the rest of us

Surfrider Foundation has been battling Vinod Khosla in the California courts for several years, trying to force him to allow the public to cross his private property and use his … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 30, 2017

Government workers have another chance to declare independence! Supreme Court asked to restore Utah prairie dog conservation program—and constitutional limits on federal power Neither legislative bodies nor government bureaucrats can … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 17, 2017

Interior Secretary Zinke Recommends Bears Ears Reduction Indian River County School Board responds to public outcry, but continues to ignore First Amendment California Supreme Court protects private property Class Action … ›

CCC levies a $4.2m fine for blocking nonexistent staircase

  Dear Californians, this is your California Coastal Commission: willing to fine property owners over four MILLION dollars for blocking “public access” that doesn’t exist. Even to those who have … ›

PLF enters Martins Beach access controversy

Should the public have the right to cross private property simply because it is next to a navigable water body? The California Court of Appeal may decide just that when … ›

Permit needed to keep trespassers off private property

Yesterday, a San Mateo Superior Court judge issued a stunning tentative ruling in one of the two Martins Beach lawsuits pending against coastal landowner Vinod Khosla. The judge concluded that the decision to disallow the public to trespass … ›

PLF sues Coastal Commission for extortion attempt against family

Author:  Paul Beard II On Friday, PLF attorneys filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission—the State's worst abuser of property rights and of landowners who live and work in … ›