President's weekly report — January 16, 2015

The Raisins are Dancing Again — cert grant The Supreme Court granted cert in Horne v. United States, making this the second trip to the Court for the dancing raisins.  … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

Los Angeles responds to our General Plan 2035 letter

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is currently in the process of adopting General Plan 2035. Like Obamacare, General Plan 2035 checks in at a whopping 900 pages. It … ›

Why buy the land when you can get it for free?

Why local governments fail to understand the Fifth Amendment takings clause, I will never know. It’s only been the law for 220 years or so, after all. It is rare … ›

The bay area needs fewer development restrictions, not more

As regular readers know, PLF is challenging a recently adopted plan that will restrict most future development in the bay area to 5% of the regions land area. Our lawsuit, … ›

Prairie skyline towers over Washington D.C.

A North Dakota businessman recently announced plans to develop a 352-foot tower in Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo is a small city with a population of 105,000. The metropolitan population of … ›

Yes, the Due Process Clause covers property owners

We recently filed another brief asking a court to hold that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause protects property owners.  I say another brief because the question of what constitutes … ›

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President's weekly report — January 16, 2015

The Raisins are Dancing Again — cert grant The Supreme Court granted cert in Horne v. United States, making this the second trip to the Court for the dancing raisins.  … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

Los Angeles responds to our General Plan 2035 letter

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is currently in the process of adopting General Plan 2035. Like Obamacare, General Plan 2035 checks in at a whopping 900 pages. It … ›

Why buy the land when you can get it for free?

Why local governments fail to understand the Fifth Amendment takings clause, I will never know. It’s only been the law for 220 years or so, after all. It is rare … ›

The bay area needs fewer development restrictions, not more

As regular readers know, PLF is challenging a recently adopted plan that will restrict most future development in the bay area to 5% of the regions land area. Our lawsuit, … ›

Prairie skyline towers over Washington D.C.

A North Dakota businessman recently announced plans to develop a 352-foot tower in Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo is a small city with a population of 105,000. The metropolitan population of … ›

Yes, the Due Process Clause covers property owners

We recently filed another brief asking a court to hold that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause protects property owners.  I say another brief because the question of what constitutes … ›

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President's weekly report — January 16, 2015

The Raisins are Dancing Again — cert grant The Supreme Court granted cert in Horne v. United States, making this the second trip to the Court for the dancing raisins.  … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

Los Angeles responds to our General Plan 2035 letter

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is currently in the process of adopting General Plan 2035. Like Obamacare, General Plan 2035 checks in at a whopping 900 pages. It … ›

Why buy the land when you can get it for free?

Why local governments fail to understand the Fifth Amendment takings clause, I will never know. It’s only been the law for 220 years or so, after all. It is rare … ›

The bay area needs fewer development restrictions, not more

As regular readers know, PLF is challenging a recently adopted plan that will restrict most future development in the bay area to 5% of the regions land area. Our lawsuit, … ›

Prairie skyline towers over Washington D.C.

A North Dakota businessman recently announced plans to develop a 352-foot tower in Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo is a small city with a population of 105,000. The metropolitan population of … ›

Yes, the Due Process Clause covers property owners

We recently filed another brief asking a court to hold that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause protects property owners.  I say another brief because the question of what constitutes … ›

President's weekly report — January 16, 2015

The Raisins are Dancing Again — cert grant The Supreme Court granted cert in Horne v. United States, making this the second trip to the Court for the dancing raisins.  … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

Los Angeles responds to our General Plan 2035 letter

The Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission is currently in the process of adopting General Plan 2035. Like Obamacare, General Plan 2035 checks in at a whopping 900 pages. It … ›

Why buy the land when you can get it for free?

Why local governments fail to understand the Fifth Amendment takings clause, I will never know. It’s only been the law for 220 years or so, after all. It is rare … ›

The bay area needs fewer development restrictions, not more

As regular readers know, PLF is challenging a recently adopted plan that will restrict most future development in the bay area to 5% of the regions land area. Our lawsuit, … ›

Prairie skyline towers over Washington D.C.

A North Dakota businessman recently announced plans to develop a 352-foot tower in Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo is a small city with a population of 105,000. The metropolitan population of … ›

Yes, the Due Process Clause covers property owners

We recently filed another brief asking a court to hold that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause protects property owners.  I say another brief because the question of what constitutes … ›