PLF’s Economic Liberty Project has taken several cases throughout the country that challenge protectionist occupational licensing laws in the moving industry–our latest being Underwood v. Mackay. Last week we filed an emergency pleading in that case, in which PLF attorneys are asking for a temporary restraining order to prevent the government from shutting down Reno entrepreneur Maurice Underwood’s small business.
For a quick visual explanation of that case, click on the Infographic to the left. Then click on the new image to enlarge it.
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