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Sacketts provide direct testimony to Congressional panel

October 15, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Anne Hayes As we noted a few days ago, our clients, Mike and Chantell Sackett, appeared on Wednesday afternoon before an informal congressional panel to testify about regulatory agency assaults on property rights.  The panel was put together by Senator Rand Paul.  Here is a video clip, courtesy of Senator Mike Crapo, that ...

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Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho gives Sacketts a hearing

October 24, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author:  Anne Hayes At the roundtable hosted by Senator Rand Paul a few weeks ago, Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho had a chance to meet Mike and Chantell Sackett and to talk to them about their case.  Here is a video of Senator Crapo's short introductory statement, followed by the Sackett's giving testimony.  Thank you … ...

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KGO's Bill Wattenburg speaks up for Sacketts, Sterlings, and PLF!

October 27, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Bill Wattenburg, host of a radio show on San Francisco's KGO Newstalk AM810, was discussing the threats that government bureaucracies present to our freedoms on his show last week.  He used the Sackett case as a prime example, and also discussed our Sterling case.  Many, many thanks to Bill for supporting PLF and for his … ...

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The Sacketts’ fight against EPA

January 26, 2012 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Michael Doherty, a retired official with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, had this piece in the Spokane Spokesman-Review last week claiming that PLF clients Mike and Chantell Sackett should have known that they were building in wetlands.  Mr. Doherty goes on to suggest that the Sacketts are mere shills for big corporations and businesse ...

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Sackett v. EPA : A due process problem of the Supreme Court’s own making?

March 09, 2012 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Some years ago, when I was an attorney here at Pacific Legal Foundation in our Environmental Law section, I worked on a Supreme Court wetlands case called Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC). In many ways, the Supreme Court’s decision in that case, and in two other cases, … ...