Can Anyone Stop An Unconstitutional ‘Waters of the US’ Regulation?

"If Congress cannot find the will to stop the 'WOTUS' rule, it will be further proof that Congress is no match for an entrenched bureaucracy set on controlling how we live."


It’s cap and trade time again

PLF files final brief in California’s appellate court in connection with challenge to CARB’s scheme.


Seeking a second opinion

Supreme Court is again asked to accept a key “wetlands” case.

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PLF wins landowners the right to challenge federal “wetlands” jurisdiction

8th circuit rules property owners have the legal right to bring a court challenge to such a regulatory determination.

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L.A School District violates charter school law

The California Supreme Court rules the district failed to give L.A. charter schools enough space.

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CA Supreme Court will hear suit over San Jose's new-housing penalty

"Inclusionary Housing Ordinance" imposes a significant penalty on the providers - and purchasers - of homes.

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During drought, government deals water to disappearing fish

PLF attorney Tony Francois discusses how government water management agencies are prioritizing wildlife values over the needs of human communities as California enters its fourth year of severe drought.

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The U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are attempting to extend the Clean Water Act (CWA) to cover virtually any wet spot in the country.


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CBS features PLF’s growler suit

CBS broadcasts a segment on PLF’s challenge to State of Florida’s ban on beer growlers.

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PLF Continues the Fight...

Stop Obamacare in the courts. PLF case: Sissel v. United States Department of Health & Human Services.

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Padlocking Our National Forests?

Pacific Legal Foundation is challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s closure of roads and trails in the Plumas National Forest under the 2005 Travel Management Rule, which will disproportionately impact motorized access by disabled citizens.

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President’s weekly report — May 1, 2015
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It’s cap and trade time again
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Waters of the U.S.: Separating fact from fiction
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Florida Legislature approves growler law fix
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Teachers’ unions sued for violating First Amendment rights
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