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September 11, 2018

Ninth Circuit remains hostile to free association for conservative groups

This morning the Ninth Circuit released this opinion in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra, a case about whether California can demand confidential donor forms from nonprofit organizations operating within the state. Twice the district court has found that the law violates  donors’ First Amendment rights of free speech and associ ...

October 18, 2017

My speech to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School

I recently spoke to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School about PLF’s cert petition in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. In Mansky, we ask the Supreme Court to review a political apparel ban at polling places across Minnesota. The ban encompasses all sorts of apparel, from t-shirts that feature the logo ...

May 26, 2017

PLF's Wen Fa speaks to the Conservative Republicans of San Joaquin County

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking to the Conservative Republicans of San Joaquin County. I discussed PLF’s latest efforts to protect the First Amendment rights of voters nationwide, something you’ll hear much more about next week. The speech centers around PLF client Andy Cilek, who was threatened with criminal and civil charges ...

February 24, 2017

PLF's Wen Fa speaks to West Valley Republican Women

Last week, I spoke to the West Valley Republican Women in San Jose about the work PLF is doing to advance liberty across the United States. In particular, I told the story of Bob Bennie, who was unjustly targeted for retaliation because he dared to share his political views. Although the Supreme Court denied review ...

October 23, 2015

Florida Farm Bureau & PLF: together again

PLF Atlantic Center‘s Doug Kruse and I (Doug on left, me on right, along with PLF staff attorney extraordinaire Christina Martin and PLF paralegal wunderkind Paula Puccio) give a talk Monday (October 26) at 5:30 p.m. at the statewide Florida Farm Bureau office in Gainesville (FL) about PLF's fight against local, state, and federal bureau ...

September 25, 2015

Returning to the University of Florida College of Law

Earlier this month, Constitution Week allowed me to visit my alma mater and speak to the University of Florida College of Law chapter of the Federalist Society about the Pacific Legal Foundation and its work in Florida and across the country. When I attended UF Law in a previous century, our “Fed Soc” chapter did not have a ...

September 23, 2015

PLF's Wen Fa discusses Supreme Court cases with Tea Party in Placerville

I’ll be speaking tonight to the Tea Party in the Hills (located in Placerville) about important Supreme Court cases involving racial preferences in college admissions and Obamacare. Please join us at 7 p.m. at American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road Placerville, CA 95667. ...

August 31, 2015

You say PAMP, I say easement, let's call the whole thing off

I will give a talk today (Tuesday, September 1) about PLF's fight against the government’s enforcement of unrecorded conservation easements—what Florida local governments call Preservation Area Management Plans (PAMPs)—against property owners with no notice of these illegal property restrictions.  PLF’s Atlantic Center attorneys su ...

August 11, 2015

PLF's Wen Fa discusses litigating for liberty with Elk Grove Tea Party

I’ll be speaking at 7 p.m. tonight to the Elk Grove Tea Party about Pacific Legal Foundation’s efforts litigating for liberty from coast to coast. If you are in the area, please join us at the Holiday Inn at 9175 W. Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove, CA 95758. The speech will center around three topics that are ...

March 05, 2015

Speaking at Florida Coastal School of Law today

I'm in Jacksonville today, speaking at noon with the Florida Coastal School of Law‘s Federalist Society chapter about Pacific Legal Foundation‘s work on behalf of liberty throughout the nation. Contrary to what you may have heard elsewhere recently, this event, like all other Federalist Society events, is not a secret! To the contrar ...

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