PLF appeals sea otter dismissal

September 22, 2014 | By JONATHAN WOOD

PLF has filed its opening brief in the Ninth Circuit challenging the dismissal of a challenge brought by Southern California fishermen against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to violate federal law by terminating protections for them and their fishery guaranteed by Congress. The trial court dismissed the case, accepting the go ...


President’s weekly report — November 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 | By ROB RIVETT

Equality Under the Law Program — Disparate Impact We have mixed emotions about the settlement in Township of Mt. Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens.  This is the case where homeowner challengers to a redevelopment plan brought a “disparate impact” claim against the redevelopment, claiming that it had a disproportionate adverse impact on ...