President Obama abusing executive power?

PLF Principal Attorney, Tim Sandefur talks with John Stossel about President Obama’s executive overreaching.


Appeals Court hears seawall challenge

CA Coastal Commission is pressed on illegal permit conditions on two Encinitas property owners.


PLF announces Law Student Writing Competition.

Applicants can produce cutting-edge legal scholarship and vie for up to $6,000 in total prizes.


Victory for religious freedom rights of business owners

Decision in the Hobby Lobby case represents a narrow but important victory for business owners across the United States.


Victory for in-home care workers!

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down an Illinois executive order and law that declares all personal home healthcare assistants to be public employees.


High Court: EPA can’t invent authority Congress doesn’t give it

Supreme Court rules in a case with implications for nation’s economy, and rule of law.


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Podcast: 2014 U.S. Supreme Court Recap

PLF Director of Litigation, Jim Burling discusses PLF cases heard by the High Court this term.

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PLFcelebrates the Fourth of July with an office BBQ and gathering.  View the photos.


PLF’s Tim the Lawyer on A&G

Michigan race preferences, Obamacare, and the state of the law.



Bruner v. Zawacki: The court granted Plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment.

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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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New book by PLF Attorney, Timothy Sandefur.



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Standing Up Against Government Abuse

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm fights back against federal bureaucrats illegal termination of farm permit. Without the permit, the farm will be forced to close, affecting the way of life for the town and a thriving industry.

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Delta smelt rehearing denied
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Federal court rejects state liability for take of endangered whooping cranes based on issuing water right permits
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PLF’s Timothy Sandefur talks with John Stossel about executive overreaching
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Power plants and renewable energy
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President’s weekly report — July 18, 2014
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