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Pacific Legal Foundation present Oral Argument at the Supreme Court for Major Property Rights Case

Pacific Legal Foundation present Oral Argument at the Supreme Court for Major Property Rights Case

Pacific Legal Foundation presented its oral argument in their eleventh case before the Supreme Court of the United States — Murr v. State of Wisconsin and St. Croix County.  It is a major property rights challenge on behalf of the Murr family of Hudson, Wisconsin.  Donna Murr, her five siblings, and other members of the Murr […]

San Francisco fails in assault on Pacific Legal Foundation’s big court win for local landlords

San Francisco fails in assault on Pacific Legal Foundation’s big court win for local landlords

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today rejected San Francisco’s attempt to scuttle a major Pacific Legal Foundation court victory for the city’s landlords. At issue was PLF’s federal district court victory in 2014 over the city’s since-repealed Tenant Relocation Ordinance, a confiscatory law that barred landlords from removing their units from the rental […]

New England fishermen challenge Obama’s marine national monument

New England fishermen challenge Obama’s  marine national monument

Creation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument exceeded the Antiquities Act, which authorizes monuments only on federal land, not the ocean A coalition of New England fishermen organizations filed suit today over former President Barack Obama’s designation of a vast area of ocean as a national monument — a dictate that could […]

Pacific Legal Foundation appeals EPA veto of vital road project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Pacific Legal Foundation appeals EPA veto of vital road project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Pacific Legal Foundation joined with Marquette County officials today in appealing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s unjustified veto of a local road project that is vital for community safety and environmental health. Representing the Marquette County Road Commission free of charge, PLF attorneys filed an appeal with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking […]

High Court sets March 20 to hear PLF’s Murr property rights case — Paradise Lost

High Court sets March 20 to hear PLF’s Murr property rights case  — Paradise Lost

The Supreme Court has announced March 20 as the date for oral argument in Pacific Legal Foundation’s high-profile property rights case, Murr v. State of Wisconsin and St. Croix County .  PLF represents a family that has fought all the way to the highest court in the land to stop bureaucrats from robbing them of […]

Ventura Tries to Chain Grannies With Second Units to their Properties

Ventura Tries to Chain Grannies With Second Units to their Properties

    By Camille Harris Venturans already live in fear of being caught in one of Ventura’s minefield of unenforceable codes, and it’s just about to become more stressful for those who have second units on their properties or plan to build them. When unenforceable codes are occasionally enforced due to a complaint caused by a […]

2016 has seen a cavalcade of Pacific Legal Foundation victories for liberty

2016 has seen a cavalcade of Pacific Legal Foundation victories for liberty

The past year has seen a nationwide parade of legal victories by Pacific Legal Foundation, cialis and this week’s installment of the PLF Courting Liberty podcast focuses on a few of the outstanding highlights, capped by our latest precedent-setting triumphs at the Supreme Court of the United States. “Each and every American is more secure […]

2 Malibu property owners fined $5.1 million for blocking access to public beach

2 Malibu property owners fined $5.1 million for blocking access to public beach

LOS ANGELES — For decades, patient some Malibu property owners have made it hard for the public to reach public beaches. This week, check the California Coastal Commission fined two of those property owners more than $5.1 million for denying surfers, sand castle builders, kite flyers, sun bathers, yoga enthusiasts and other beachgoers access to […]

Lands activists urge Trump to revoke Obama’s national monuments

Lands activists urge Trump to revoke Obama’s national monuments

  Western lands activists are urging Donald Trump to test the limits of executive power by revoking millions of acres that President Obama set aside as national monuments, setting up a landmark legal battle over one of the nation’s most frequently used environmental protections. Such a step would be historic. No president has undesignated a […]

Fracturing common sense: Colorado extremists want to ban fracking, oil, gas, jobs, revenues, property rights

Fracturing common sense:  Colorado extremists want to ban fracking, oil, gas, jobs, revenues, property rights

By Paul Driessen Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, pharm lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New natural gas supplies provide low-cost petrochemical feed stocks, and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by fueling […]

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