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Supreme Court turns down property rights challenge to developer fees

Supreme Court turns down property rights challenge to developer fees

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it has turned down a property rights case from West Hollywood that challenged a California requirement that developers subsidize the creation of affordable …

A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

By Larry G. Salzman, Senior Attorney . PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions of dollars by the city as a condition of getting a permit to close their mobilehome park business. Tim and Eva […]

Property Rights Meeting — Wildlife Corridor and Agriculture

Property Rights Meeting — Wildlife Corridor and Agriculture

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Pacific Legal Foundation Pledges Nationwide Campaign to Undo Damaging Property Rights Case

Pacific Legal Foundation Pledges Nationwide Campaign to Undo Damaging Property Rights Case

PLF renews property rights battle in Wisconsin announcement Joining a press conference today on new property rights legislation by two Wisconsin state lawmakers, John Groen, Pacific Legal Foundation’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, announced that PLF is launching a campaign to restore and buttress property rights nationwide. The legislation being introduced today responds to […]

U.S. Supreme Court fails to protect property — PLF will keep fighting

U.S. Supreme Court fails to protect property — PLF will keep fighting

Today, we received bad news from the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled against our clients, the Murr family, in a case involving a regulatory taking. As you may remember, the Murrs have been effectively robbed by regulators of a family legacy — a vacant parcel along the St. Croix River purchased by their late parents […]

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 […]

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