President's weekly report, April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 | By ROB RIVETT

Seattle trashed!  We had  this resounding trial court victory in Bonesteel v. City of Seattle, our challenge to Seattle’s trash-snooping law. In a city where political correctness trumps individual rights, the city passed an ordinance that not only requires Seattlelites to compost their food waste, but required its trash collectors to inspe ...


President's weekly report — December 11, 2015

December 11, 2015 | By ROB RIVETT

Supreme Court grants cert in PLF wetlands jurisdiction case! The Supreme Court just granted the government’s motion for writ of certiorari in Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes.  This case will answer the question of whether a landowner is entitled to judicial review of a wetlands jurisdictional determination by the Corps of Engineers. This ...


PLF challenges burdensome development regulations in Lake Tahoe area

December 10, 2015 | By CHRIS KIESER

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has regulated land use in the Lake Tahoe Basin since 1969. It is a bi-state compact agency formed through an agreement between California and Nevada for the purpose of protecting Lake Tahoe and its surroundings. Using its significant regulatory power, TRPA has long been a thorn in the side … ...