Justice Don Willett: “Unshakably wedded to the rule of law”

Justice Don Willett of the Texas Supreme Court endured the partisan gauntlet of the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The hearing only confirmed what has been known for some time: Justice Willett will serve the federal judiciary with integrity, wit, and commitment.

The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

Why America’s farmers are alarmed about expanding WOTUS

It would be hard to miss the fact that last week, the EPA and Corps of Engineers announced a vast and illegal expansion of their asserted authority over private property under the … ›

Oral argument in PLF's challenge to EPA's mobile source greenhouse gas rules held on January 9, 2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the D.C. Circuit heard our challenges to the greenhouse gas emissions standards for new trucks and cars.  The challenges were based on EPA’s failure to … ›

Sea otter roundup

There has been a lot of coverage of our Sea Otter suit over the last week, not all of it fair. As we explained when we announced the filing, this … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Are environmental law and the rule of law in conflict?

In his best known work The Morality of Law, legal philosopher Lon Fuller identified the conditions that must be satisfied for any legal system to comply with the rule of … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Some closing thoughts on substantive due process of law

I sum up with some thoughts on due process, and what the promise of lawful rule means.

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Justice Don Willett: “Unshakably wedded to the rule of law”

Justice Don Willett of the Texas Supreme Court endured the partisan gauntlet of the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The hearing only confirmed what has been known for some time: Justice Willett will serve the federal judiciary with integrity, wit, and commitment.

The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

Why America’s farmers are alarmed about expanding WOTUS

It would be hard to miss the fact that last week, the EPA and Corps of Engineers announced a vast and illegal expansion of their asserted authority over private property under the … ›

Oral argument in PLF's challenge to EPA's mobile source greenhouse gas rules held on January 9, 2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the D.C. Circuit heard our challenges to the greenhouse gas emissions standards for new trucks and cars.  The challenges were based on EPA’s failure to … ›

Sea otter roundup

There has been a lot of coverage of our Sea Otter suit over the last week, not all of it fair. As we explained when we announced the filing, this … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Are environmental law and the rule of law in conflict?

In his best known work The Morality of Law, legal philosopher Lon Fuller identified the conditions that must be satisfied for any legal system to comply with the rule of … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Some closing thoughts on substantive due process of law

I sum up with some thoughts on due process, and what the promise of lawful rule means.

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Justice Don Willett: “Unshakably wedded to the rule of law”

Justice Don Willett of the Texas Supreme Court endured the partisan gauntlet of the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The hearing only confirmed what has been known for some time: Justice Willett will serve the federal judiciary with integrity, wit, and commitment.

The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

Why America’s farmers are alarmed about expanding WOTUS

It would be hard to miss the fact that last week, the EPA and Corps of Engineers announced a vast and illegal expansion of their asserted authority over private property under the … ›

Oral argument in PLF's challenge to EPA's mobile source greenhouse gas rules held on January 9, 2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the D.C. Circuit heard our challenges to the greenhouse gas emissions standards for new trucks and cars.  The challenges were based on EPA’s failure to … ›

Sea otter roundup

There has been a lot of coverage of our Sea Otter suit over the last week, not all of it fair. As we explained when we announced the filing, this … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Are environmental law and the rule of law in conflict?

In his best known work The Morality of Law, legal philosopher Lon Fuller identified the conditions that must be satisfied for any legal system to comply with the rule of … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Some closing thoughts on substantive due process of law

I sum up with some thoughts on due process, and what the promise of lawful rule means.

Justice Don Willett: “Unshakably wedded to the rule of law”

Justice Don Willett of the Texas Supreme Court endured the partisan gauntlet of the Senate hearing on his nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The hearing only confirmed what has been known for some time: Justice Willett will serve the federal judiciary with integrity, wit, and commitment.

The home of the free (*government permission required)

Wow, I was really dreading the possibility that somewhere, somebody was actually being paid to make a meal for someone else without permission from the government. Good thing that undercover sheriff’s … ›

Why America’s farmers are alarmed about expanding WOTUS

It would be hard to miss the fact that last week, the EPA and Corps of Engineers announced a vast and illegal expansion of their asserted authority over private property under the … ›

Oral argument in PLF's challenge to EPA's mobile source greenhouse gas rules held on January 9, 2015

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the D.C. Circuit heard our challenges to the greenhouse gas emissions standards for new trucks and cars.  The challenges were based on EPA’s failure to … ›

Sea otter roundup

There has been a lot of coverage of our Sea Otter suit over the last week, not all of it fair. As we explained when we announced the filing, this … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Are environmental law and the rule of law in conflict?

In his best known work The Morality of Law, legal philosopher Lon Fuller identified the conditions that must be satisfied for any legal system to comply with the rule of … ›

It's the discrimination, stupid

After the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania finished spending millions of dollars to modernize its two high schools, it decided to “equalize” student attendance.  District planners intended to force the … ›

Some closing thoughts on substantive due process of law

I sum up with some thoughts on due process, and what the promise of lawful rule means.