Weekly litigation report — October 21, 2017

Squash the wrong bug, go to jail The price of selling your home in Santa Barbara? An illegal warrantless search. Free speech wins one in California legislature! Brief filed in … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in compelled speech case On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, an … ›

Yes, Justice Thomas, the doctrine of regulatory takings is originalist

In his dissent in Murr v. Wisconsin, Justice Thomas opined that “[t]he Court, however, has never purported to ground those precedents in the Constitution as it was originally understood.” and … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 24, 2017

Supreme Court goes squishy on property rights Free speech includes freedom to insult Free speech means letting high school kids be high school kids Howling at the wolf listing Doing … ›

Talking Murr in Napa

Friday I had the honor of participating in the panel discussion Property Rights, Inverse Condemnation & Government Land Use Regulation, during the 36th Real Property Law Section Retreat for the California … ›

Murr argument today at Supreme Court

Here’s a recap of what the Murr case is about and what happened today at the Court. For more detail, you can find the Court’s transcript here. Many property owners … ›

New LibertyBrief – Regulatory takings and Murr v. Wisconsin

As many of you may be aware, we are just one week away from oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. Murr is the … ›

Can government regulate your subconscious?

Today, we filed a legal challenge against Seattle’s heavy-handed attempt to squash its residents’ “unconscious bias.” A new Seattle ordinance forbids landlords from choosing their own tenants in a sweeping … ›

Property forum in Acton, CA exposes rural concerns over SB 1263

Last Thursday night, Damien Schiff and I had the opportunity to speak before 150 or so gathered residents of Acton, Agua Dulce, and a few other nearby unincorporated communities of … ›

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Weekly litigation report — October 21, 2017

Squash the wrong bug, go to jail The price of selling your home in Santa Barbara? An illegal warrantless search. Free speech wins one in California legislature! Brief filed in … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in compelled speech case On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, an … ›

Yes, Justice Thomas, the doctrine of regulatory takings is originalist

In his dissent in Murr v. Wisconsin, Justice Thomas opined that “[t]he Court, however, has never purported to ground those precedents in the Constitution as it was originally understood.” and … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 24, 2017

Supreme Court goes squishy on property rights Free speech includes freedom to insult Free speech means letting high school kids be high school kids Howling at the wolf listing Doing … ›

Talking Murr in Napa

Friday I had the honor of participating in the panel discussion Property Rights, Inverse Condemnation & Government Land Use Regulation, during the 36th Real Property Law Section Retreat for the California … ›

Murr argument today at Supreme Court

Here’s a recap of what the Murr case is about and what happened today at the Court. For more detail, you can find the Court’s transcript here. Many property owners … ›

New LibertyBrief – Regulatory takings and Murr v. Wisconsin

As many of you may be aware, we are just one week away from oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. Murr is the … ›

Can government regulate your subconscious?

Today, we filed a legal challenge against Seattle’s heavy-handed attempt to squash its residents’ “unconscious bias.” A new Seattle ordinance forbids landlords from choosing their own tenants in a sweeping … ›

Property forum in Acton, CA exposes rural concerns over SB 1263

Last Thursday night, Damien Schiff and I had the opportunity to speak before 150 or so gathered residents of Acton, Agua Dulce, and a few other nearby unincorporated communities of … ›

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Weekly litigation report — October 21, 2017

Squash the wrong bug, go to jail The price of selling your home in Santa Barbara? An illegal warrantless search. Free speech wins one in California legislature! Brief filed in … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in compelled speech case On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, an … ›

Yes, Justice Thomas, the doctrine of regulatory takings is originalist

In his dissent in Murr v. Wisconsin, Justice Thomas opined that “[t]he Court, however, has never purported to ground those precedents in the Constitution as it was originally understood.” and … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 24, 2017

Supreme Court goes squishy on property rights Free speech includes freedom to insult Free speech means letting high school kids be high school kids Howling at the wolf listing Doing … ›

Talking Murr in Napa

Friday I had the honor of participating in the panel discussion Property Rights, Inverse Condemnation & Government Land Use Regulation, during the 36th Real Property Law Section Retreat for the California … ›

Murr argument today at Supreme Court

Here’s a recap of what the Murr case is about and what happened today at the Court. For more detail, you can find the Court’s transcript here. Many property owners … ›

New LibertyBrief – Regulatory takings and Murr v. Wisconsin

As many of you may be aware, we are just one week away from oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. Murr is the … ›

Can government regulate your subconscious?

Today, we filed a legal challenge against Seattle’s heavy-handed attempt to squash its residents’ “unconscious bias.” A new Seattle ordinance forbids landlords from choosing their own tenants in a sweeping … ›

Property forum in Acton, CA exposes rural concerns over SB 1263

Last Thursday night, Damien Schiff and I had the opportunity to speak before 150 or so gathered residents of Acton, Agua Dulce, and a few other nearby unincorporated communities of … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 21, 2017

Squash the wrong bug, go to jail The price of selling your home in Santa Barbara? An illegal warrantless search. Free speech wins one in California legislature! Brief filed in … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 23, 2017

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in compelled speech case On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, an … ›

Yes, Justice Thomas, the doctrine of regulatory takings is originalist

In his dissent in Murr v. Wisconsin, Justice Thomas opined that “[t]he Court, however, has never purported to ground those precedents in the Constitution as it was originally understood.” and … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 24, 2017

Supreme Court goes squishy on property rights Free speech includes freedom to insult Free speech means letting high school kids be high school kids Howling at the wolf listing Doing … ›

Talking Murr in Napa

Friday I had the honor of participating in the panel discussion Property Rights, Inverse Condemnation & Government Land Use Regulation, during the 36th Real Property Law Section Retreat for the California … ›

Murr argument today at Supreme Court

Here’s a recap of what the Murr case is about and what happened today at the Court. For more detail, you can find the Court’s transcript here. Many property owners … ›

New LibertyBrief – Regulatory takings and Murr v. Wisconsin

As many of you may be aware, we are just one week away from oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. Murr is the … ›

Can government regulate your subconscious?

Today, we filed a legal challenge against Seattle’s heavy-handed attempt to squash its residents’ “unconscious bias.” A new Seattle ordinance forbids landlords from choosing their own tenants in a sweeping … ›

Property forum in Acton, CA exposes rural concerns over SB 1263

Last Thursday night, Damien Schiff and I had the opportunity to speak before 150 or so gathered residents of Acton, Agua Dulce, and a few other nearby unincorporated communities of … ›