Supreme Court justices issue call to rein in judicial deference to executive agencies

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, which holds that an executive agency is not required to provide public notice or consider comments … ›

Happy Constitution Day!

Today we celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of our federal Constitution.  On September 17, 1787, after several months of meetings and debates in Philadelphia, 39 delegates to the … ›

PLF joins North Carolina beach battles

Texas isn’t the only state  that has been attempting to convert private beachfront land into public property through the use of novel legal theories. North Carolina and its political subdivisions … ›

Briefing completed in PLF's Ninth Circuit challenge to delta smelt water cutbacks

Author: Brandon Middleton Today we filed our reply brief in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Salazar.  We represent a small group of almond and pistachio growers who have been deprived of … ›

PLF files Ninth Circuit delta smelt brief

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday we filed our opening brief in the Ninth Circuit delta smelt Commerce Clause appeal, arguing that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to restrict water … ›

Tide turns for victims of regulatory drought: government errors continue to mount; PLF appeals delta smelt regulations to 9th Circuit

Author: Brandon Middleton The last couple of weeks has seen good news for Californians who have lost water and jobs as a result of the Endangered Species Act. But leave … ›

The Constitution is (fortunately) a stubborn document

Author: Brandon Middleton The Natural Resource Defense Council's Barry Nelson doesn't like what Pacific Legal Foundation is doing when it comes to California's water. (See his NRDC Switchboard blog post, … ›

The ramifications of the Obama administration's man-made California drought

Author: Brandon Middleton Big Government's John Loudon has a great article on why it's important for the entire country to wake up and realize that the Obama administration is putting … ›

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to invalidate delta smelt restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton Today, Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys will file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit, asking the court to invalidate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delta smelt water … ›

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Supreme Court justices issue call to rein in judicial deference to executive agencies

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, which holds that an executive agency is not required to provide public notice or consider comments … ›

Happy Constitution Day!

Today we celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of our federal Constitution.  On September 17, 1787, after several months of meetings and debates in Philadelphia, 39 delegates to the … ›

PLF joins North Carolina beach battles

Texas isn’t the only state  that has been attempting to convert private beachfront land into public property through the use of novel legal theories. North Carolina and its political subdivisions … ›

Briefing completed in PLF's Ninth Circuit challenge to delta smelt water cutbacks

Author: Brandon Middleton Today we filed our reply brief in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Salazar.  We represent a small group of almond and pistachio growers who have been deprived of … ›

PLF files Ninth Circuit delta smelt brief

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday we filed our opening brief in the Ninth Circuit delta smelt Commerce Clause appeal, arguing that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to restrict water … ›

Tide turns for victims of regulatory drought: government errors continue to mount; PLF appeals delta smelt regulations to 9th Circuit

Author: Brandon Middleton The last couple of weeks has seen good news for Californians who have lost water and jobs as a result of the Endangered Species Act. But leave … ›

The Constitution is (fortunately) a stubborn document

Author: Brandon Middleton The Natural Resource Defense Council's Barry Nelson doesn't like what Pacific Legal Foundation is doing when it comes to California's water. (See his NRDC Switchboard blog post, … ›

The ramifications of the Obama administration's man-made California drought

Author: Brandon Middleton Big Government's John Loudon has a great article on why it's important for the entire country to wake up and realize that the Obama administration is putting … ›

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to invalidate delta smelt restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton Today, Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys will file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit, asking the court to invalidate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delta smelt water … ›

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Supreme Court justices issue call to rein in judicial deference to executive agencies

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, which holds that an executive agency is not required to provide public notice or consider comments … ›

Happy Constitution Day!

Today we celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of our federal Constitution.  On September 17, 1787, after several months of meetings and debates in Philadelphia, 39 delegates to the … ›

PLF joins North Carolina beach battles

Texas isn’t the only state  that has been attempting to convert private beachfront land into public property through the use of novel legal theories. North Carolina and its political subdivisions … ›

Briefing completed in PLF's Ninth Circuit challenge to delta smelt water cutbacks

Author: Brandon Middleton Today we filed our reply brief in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Salazar.  We represent a small group of almond and pistachio growers who have been deprived of … ›

PLF files Ninth Circuit delta smelt brief

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday we filed our opening brief in the Ninth Circuit delta smelt Commerce Clause appeal, arguing that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to restrict water … ›

Tide turns for victims of regulatory drought: government errors continue to mount; PLF appeals delta smelt regulations to 9th Circuit

Author: Brandon Middleton The last couple of weeks has seen good news for Californians who have lost water and jobs as a result of the Endangered Species Act. But leave … ›

The Constitution is (fortunately) a stubborn document

Author: Brandon Middleton The Natural Resource Defense Council's Barry Nelson doesn't like what Pacific Legal Foundation is doing when it comes to California's water. (See his NRDC Switchboard blog post, … ›

The ramifications of the Obama administration's man-made California drought

Author: Brandon Middleton Big Government's John Loudon has a great article on why it's important for the entire country to wake up and realize that the Obama administration is putting … ›

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to invalidate delta smelt restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton Today, Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys will file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit, asking the court to invalidate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delta smelt water … ›

Supreme Court justices issue call to rein in judicial deference to executive agencies

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, which holds that an executive agency is not required to provide public notice or consider comments … ›

Happy Constitution Day!

Today we celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of our federal Constitution.  On September 17, 1787, after several months of meetings and debates in Philadelphia, 39 delegates to the … ›

PLF joins North Carolina beach battles

Texas isn’t the only state  that has been attempting to convert private beachfront land into public property through the use of novel legal theories. North Carolina and its political subdivisions … ›

Briefing completed in PLF's Ninth Circuit challenge to delta smelt water cutbacks

Author: Brandon Middleton Today we filed our reply brief in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Salazar.  We represent a small group of almond and pistachio growers who have been deprived of … ›

PLF files Ninth Circuit delta smelt brief

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday we filed our opening brief in the Ninth Circuit delta smelt Commerce Clause appeal, arguing that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to restrict water … ›

Tide turns for victims of regulatory drought: government errors continue to mount; PLF appeals delta smelt regulations to 9th Circuit

Author: Brandon Middleton The last couple of weeks has seen good news for Californians who have lost water and jobs as a result of the Endangered Species Act. But leave … ›

The Constitution is (fortunately) a stubborn document

Author: Brandon Middleton The Natural Resource Defense Council's Barry Nelson doesn't like what Pacific Legal Foundation is doing when it comes to California's water. (See his NRDC Switchboard blog post, … ›

The ramifications of the Obama administration's man-made California drought

Author: Brandon Middleton Big Government's John Loudon has a great article on why it's important for the entire country to wake up and realize that the Obama administration is putting … ›

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to invalidate delta smelt restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton Today, Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys will file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit, asking the court to invalidate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delta smelt water … ›