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January 13, 2017

Cert denied in Foster v. Vilsack

Earlier this week the Supreme Court decided not to hear the Arlen and Cindy Foster’s case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over the Department’s illegal determination that their farm contains a federally protected wetland. The petition asked the Supreme Court to decide whether judges should interpret federal law, or whether ...

December 21, 2016

Supreme court to consider Foster v. Vilsack in first conference of new year

Yesterday we filed our reply in Foster v. Vilsack in the Supreme Court of the United States. The petition in this case asks the Supreme Court to decide whether low level federal bureaucrats can force the federal courts to accept their interpretation of federal law, merely by testifying to their opinion in an administrative hearing. ...

July 17, 2012

U.S. Forest Service closes vast portion of Tahoe Nat'l Forest to public; PLF fights back

On September 21, 2010, the United States Forest Service released this letter to the American public, announcing the completion of Tahoe National Forest Motorized Travel Management Project and the implementation of the Forest Service’s 2005 Travel Management Rule. According to the Forest Service’s letter, the agency’s implementatio ...