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PLF Liberty Blog: President's weekly report April 18, 2014 - Property Rights California Coastal Commission We filed our brief in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission.  Here, the Commission is 1) refusing to allow a pair of homeowners to repair some storm-damaged beach stairs unless the stairs are dedicated for public use Continue reading The post President's weekly report April 18, 2014 appeared first on PLF Liberty Blog. http://ow.ly/2FOrwf
Property Rights -- California Coastal Commission We filed our brief in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission.  Here, the Commission is 1) refusing to allow a pair of homeowners to repair some storm-damaged beach stairs unless the stairs are dedicated for public use and, 2) refusing to allow for
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PLF Liberty Blog: PLF files amicus brief asking Supreme Court to hear Low Carbon Fuel Standard case http://ow.ly/2FO9PK
Yesterday Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief asking the United States Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit decision which upholds a California fuel import restriction against a commerce clause challenge brought by several fuel producers and consumer groups.  We are pleased to be
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PLF Liberty Blog: Media coverage on yesterday's smelt decision http://ow.ly/2FLIuM
As noted yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Bureau of Reclamation must consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service when it chooses to renew various contracts for water from the Central Valley Project.  Media articles quote one water-user lawyer describing the decision
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PLF Liberty Blog: Pacific Legal Foundation case to be featured on Stossel program http://ow.ly/2FJDgd
Tomorrow evening I will be joining PLF client John Duarte in appearing on the Stossel Show with John Stossel on Fox Business Network, at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific.  We will be talking about Duarte Nursery v. Corps of Engineers, our case challenging the government's order shutting down a family farm
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PLF Liberty Blog: It's a "failure" to be white - The latest episode of Idiotic College Administrators, brings us this disgrace from the President of Western Washington University: "[I]f in decades ahead, we are as white as we are today, we will have failed as university.” It seems the President of WWU, Bruce Continue reading The post It's a "failure" to be white appeared first on PLF Liberty Blog. http://ow.ly/2FHGtM
The latest episode of Idiotic College Administrators, brings us this disgrace from the President of Western Washington University: "f in decades ahead, we are as white as we are today, we will have failed as university.” It seems the President of WWU, Bruce Shepard, bases the success of the
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PLF Liberty Blog: Stossel Show featuring PLF client John Duarte to re-air Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m. Pacific on Fox News Channel http://ow.ly/2FOfok
Last night I appeared with client John Duarte on the Stossel Show with John Stossel, discussing our case against the Corps of Engineers for violating Duarte Nursery's due process rights.  The show will re-air tomorrow night, April 19, at 10 p.m. Eastern, 7 p.m. Pacific, on the Fox News Channel.
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PLF Liberty Blog: PLF files response brief in Coastal Commission case http://ow.ly/2FNTaL
On Friday, we filed our Respondents Brief in the California Court of Appeal (4th District) in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission. In this appeal, we are defending a San Diego Superior Court ruling in favor of two families with bluff-top homes along the coast in the City of Encinitas.  After
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PLF Liberty Blog: George Will column features PLF author's book http://ow.ly/2FLkfe
George Will's latest column focuses on my new book: The fundamental division in American politics is between those who take their bearings from the individual's right to a capacious, indeed indefinite, realm of freedom, and those whose fundamental value is the right of the majority to have its way
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PLF Liberty Blog: Another win for the Delta smelt - Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act in renewing several dozen water contracts in connection with the Continue reading The post Another win for the Delta smelt appeared first on PLF Liberty Blog. http://ow.ly/2FJbAf
Just minutes ago, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its en banc unanimous decision in NRDC v. Jewell holding that the Bureau of Reclamation violated the Endangered Species Act in renewing several dozen water contracts in connection with the Central Valley Project.  The Court, in an opinion
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PLF Liberty Blog: Will Arkansas Game & Fish fix temporary takings? http://ow.ly/2FH6Ru
Yesterday, the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review made my article, Will Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States Provide a Permanent Fix for Temporary Takings?, available online. Here is the abstract: The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
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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.