Read the summer edition of PLF's Rescuing Liberty

Check out all the major PLF highlights of the last quarter, including the introduction of PLF's new President and CEO, and 2 MAJOR U.S. Supreme Court victories!

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PLF appeals in challenge to race-based transfer restrictions

PLF has filed a notice of appeal with the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in PLF’s challenge to the St. Louis area’s discriminatory restrictions on K-12 interdistrict student transfers and school choice.

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Homeowners’ lawsuit: County’s beach-sign ban flouts First Amendment

Couple sues Walton County for banning expressive signs on private beach property — including signs against trespassing.

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Highland is sued for attempting warrantless snooping on rental property

Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion.

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Steven Anderson named as new PLF President and CEO

The Institute for Justice executive brings a renowned record of leadership and advancing freedom-based litigation.

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It’s a date!

PLF’s 2016 Annual Dinner is Saturday, September 10, 2016 at San Francisco’s Olympic Club Lakeside. Register now!

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PLF in the Supreme Court




Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

PLF Client Highlight

“I want to thank Pacific Legal Foundation for helping me win this victory for my family, and for all landowners, large and small, to have access to the courts when their rights are at risk."

Kevin Pierce, Vice President of Hawkes Company

Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

PLF Testimonial

"Most people wouldn't stick it out, and since PLF is litigating for principle, we have to thank PLF for doing what they do."

Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow at CATO Institute

PLF Client Highlight

“We are thrilled that the settlement we reached with the County will allow us to operate our business how we intended, without unfair government interference in the future. We owe a debt of thanks to our PLF attorneys in the Atlantic Center, and to the supporters of PLF’s legal program.”

Robert & Anita Breinig

Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

PLF Testimonial

"Individuals for whom a major case is a one shot deal are far more aggrieved. Most individuals cannot afford to do anything with that grievance, and that's where organizations like PLF come in."

Professor Steven Eagle, George Mason School of Law




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PLF has 9 consecutive United States Supreme Court victories.

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If You Believe, You Can Achieve: The Story Of Edmund Lee Jr. And His Fight For Equality

Edmund Lee Jr. is a third grader that attends Gateway Science Academy, a charter school in St. Louis. When Edmund's parents decided to move from their two bedroom apartment in St. Louis to a home they purchased in the county of St. Louis they were told he couldn't continue to attend that school, because he's black.

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“On March 5, 1973 government regulators found a foe; mainstream Americans found a friend; freedom in America found new meaning. On that day, Pacific Legal Foundation was established turning the voices that wouldn’t be heard into the voices that couldn’t be silenced.”

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Hawkes and the future of real property litigation
Thursday, July 28, 2016 3:21:10 AM

PLF files notice of appeal in union access case
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 4:00:25 PM

Water Rule update
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:19:51 PM

Greenwire features several PLF cases in SCOTUS preview
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 9:07:36 AM

Weekly litigation report — July 23, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016 7:00:38 AM

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