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PLF Liberty Blog: Do federal civil rights laws guarantee equal outcomes? Join me for a discussion after the Supreme Court oral argument on January 21. http://ow.ly/2TEC7e
Liberty Blog has several great posts, including here, here, and here, discussing the significant equal protection issues in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project. The Pacific Legal Foundation’s excellent amicus brief by my Sacramento colleagues can
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PLF Liberty Blog: U.S. Supreme Court grants cert in Horne v. U.S.D.A. aka The Raisin Takings Case http://ow.ly/2Ttt5V
Good news. The Supreme Court announced today it will hear Horne v. U.S.D.A., a case challenging the Department of Agriculture's arcane requirement that California raisin farmers turn over a portion of their crop to the government, every year, as a prerequisite to selling the rest of their crop. The
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PLF Liberty Blog: Commercial speech case set for hearing this month http://ow.ly/2ToFLE
Scott McLean Last October, Pacific Legal Foundation and its client, Scott McLean, filed suit against the City of Alexandria, Virginia, for its unconstitutional ban on using city streets to sell a vehicle via a simple "For Sale" sign. In response, the City quickly suspended enforcement of the
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PLF Liberty Blog: A farce, a tragedy, or both - James Madison once wrote, “a popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a Farce, or a Tragedy, or, perhaps, both.” Despite being bad at agreeing on about anything nowadays, most everyone likes the idea … Continue reading → The post A farce, a tragedy, or both appeared first on PLF Liberty Blog. http://ow.ly/2ThSON
James Madison once wrote, "a popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a Farce, or a Tragedy, or, perhaps, both." Despite being bad at agreeing on about anything nowadays, most everyone likes the idea of transparent government. Except for
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PLF Liberty Blog: Oral argument in PLF’s challenge to EPA’s mobile source greenhouse gas rules held on January 9, 2015 http://ow.ly/2TfVud
On Friday, January 9, 2015, the D.C. Circuit heard our challenges to the greenhouse gas emissions standards for new trucks and cars.  The challenges were based on EPA’s failure to submit to the Science Advisory Board for peer review the … Continue reading →
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PLF Liberty Blog: Supreme Court declines to review Kentner - Pacific Legal Foundation is disappointed to report that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Kentner v. City of Sanibel, a PLF case that asked whether constitutional due process guarantees apply to private property. Although the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees that no state … Continue reading → The post Supreme Court declines to review Kentner appeared first on PLF Liberty Blog. http://ow.ly/2TeBVL
Pacific Legal Foundation is disappointed to report that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Kentner v. City of Sanibel, a PLF case that asked whether constitutional due process guarantees apply to private property. Although the Fourteenth Amendment guarantees that no state shall "deprive any
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PLF Liberty Blog: President’s weekly report — January 16, 2015 http://ow.ly/2TtCEX
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.  Under a depression-era statute, raisin growers must give a substantial … Continue reading →
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PLF Liberty Blog: Court denies State’s motion to dismiss beer growler suit http://ow.ly/2Tplv5
We are happy to report that the Court has denied the State of Florida's motion to dismiss Pacific Legal Foundation's lawsuit seeking to throw out  the State's ban on beer growlers. You can read the Court's well-considered and thoughtful ruling at this link; the ruling sets out the nature of the
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PLF Liberty Blog: Supreme Court to hear oral argument in disparate impact case next week http://ow.ly/2TiTrY
Next Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project Inc. The issue presented in the case is whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under the Fair Housing Act. PLF has filed an amicus brief in
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PLF Liberty Blog: PLF’s Tim The Lawyer in studio with Armstrong & Getty tomorrow http://ow.ly/2Tg3Ua
I'll be talking with Armstrong & Getty Tuesday morning at 8 Pacific about PLF's litigation for liberty. You can listen online here.
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PLF Liberty Blog: L.A. Times’ Michael Hiltzik says Supreme Court should end IPAB http://ow.ly/2Tf0en
L.A. Times columnist Michael Hiltzik is an outspoken supporter of Obamacare. But in his Jan. 9 column, he agrees with PLF and our allies at the Goldwater Institute that the Independent Payment Advisory Board (the group of unaccountable "Platonic Guardians" that Obamacare puts in charge of the
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PLF Liberty Blog: President’s weekly — update on January 9th’s post http://ow.ly/2TepHI
Supreme Court denies 3 cert petitions -- but we'll be back The Supreme Court today denied our petitions in Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell (whether the biological opinion for the Delta Smelt should consider the economic devastation of Central Valley farmers and farmworkers);Kentner v. City
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Pacific Legal Foundation is devoted to a vision of individual freedom, responsible government, and color-blind justice. Like America's founders, we believe the blessings of liberty are beyond measure. And like them, we believe each generation must defend those blessings against government encroachment. Every day, PLF attorneys litigate to build a future of economic freedom and equal opportunity.