Landowners deserve their day in court

PLF asks justices to recognize a right to appeal “wetlands” designations


“Growler” battle comes to a head in FL

PLF files new challenge to the state’s prohibition on 64-ounce beer growlers.



Appeals Court rejects California Coastal Commission’s ploy to take a family’s private property on the Central Coast.


PLF sues City of Alexandria, VA

New lawsuit challenges ordinance forbidding “For Sale” signs in cars parked on public streets.



PLF secures court victory striking down San Francisco’s tenant-payment ordinance.


Seeking a second opinion on Obamacare

Full D.C. Circuit asked to hear PLF’s challenge to the Individual Mandate tax.


PLF seeks High Court review

Petition filed to seek Supreme Court review in PLF’s challenge to regulations for the delta smelt.


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Local Ordinance Stifles First Amendment Right

PLF is challenging the constitutionality of a city ordinance in Alexandria, VA, that forbids “for sale” signs in cars parked on the street.

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President Obama abusing executive power?

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

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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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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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Sentaor Vitter supports PLF’s Clean Water Act petition to U.S. Supreme Court
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Washington’s Supreme Court hears charter schools argument
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Further review in the Fourth Circuit’s permit shield decision?
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PLF’s challenge to “For Sale” sign ban makes waves
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