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November 17, 2018

Weekly litigation report: Private property rights and illegal taxation

PLF joins Montanans' private property fight against federal government This week, in Wilkins v. United States of America, PLF took over as lead attorneys for two Montana property owners who are suing the federal government. Wil Wilkins and Jane Stanton live next to the Bitterroot National Forest and have a road across their land, the ...

May 16, 2018

Eleventh Circuit Vindicates Chmielewski Family’s Property Rights

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an excellent opinion in Chmielewski v. City of St. Pete Beach. In this case, the City of St. Pete Beach, through a series of actions, authorized and encouraged the public to use the private property around Katherine Chmielewski's home, without paying for it.  The ...

December 10, 2016

Weekly litigation report — December 10, 2016

PLF supports freedom to work Overcriminalization and environmental law Good decision in California endangered species case Union trespass onto private property Shorelines and the public trust Department of Labor shenanigans challenge Take home liability PLF supports freedom to work Today we filed this brief in Twist Architecture v. Oregon Bd. of Ar ...

August 02, 2016

Pokemon and private property

A flood swamped a quiet Australian suburb recently: a deluge of Pokemon and their intrepid hunters. The neighborhood park had become known as a great spot to play Pokemon Go. Rare Pokemon liked to hang out there–especially at night. The park disintegrated into a trampled morass of humanity–players wandering about, shouting into the ...

May 20, 2016

President's weekly report — May 20, 2016

Complaint filed to stop “competitors’ veto” in West Virginia PLF attorneys challenged West Virginia's Competitor's Veto law on behalf of Arty Vogt, who owns a moving company based in Virginia.  Arty would like to provide moving services within neighboring West Virginia, which is just miles from his office.  But that state's Comp ...