PLF asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear Nies case

The case asks whether public officials can seize private beach land, without compensation, by unilaterally redefining it as subject to government control as a “public trust.”

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President Trump orders review of 21 years of Antiquities Act abuse

Presidents have treated the Antiquities Act as a blank check to shut down productive activity over vast areas, in the belief that doing so will establish their environmental legacy.

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West Virginia repeals "Competitor's Veto" statute

By Governor Justice signing SB 174, West Virginia is more free today because its cartel for the moving business has been repealed.

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Ohio creamery takes on Wisconsin's tough butter laws

Family owned Minerva Dairy can't sell its artisanal butters in the Dairy State because of Wisconsin’s anti-competitive, mass-commodity 'grading' requirements.

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Window for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations wide open

The time to review and kill many hundreds of rules not previously sent to Congress under the Congressional Review Act has not yet begun.

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Full coverage of PLF's Supreme Court oral argument in Murr v. Wisconsin

The historic property rights case was argued at the U.S Supreme Court on March 20, 2017. Follow the links below for full coverage of this historic day for PLF!

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Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

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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.”

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Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

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Professor Steven Eagle, George Mason School of Law




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Oklahoma can't cancel the First Amendment

Peggy Fontenot, a prominent American Indian artist, is standing up against an Oklahoma Law that forbids her from selling her art as American Indian made.

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Briefing on WOTUS Rule begins in Supreme Court
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:16:14 AM

PLF asks Supreme Court to hear massive beach land grab case
Thursday, April 27, 2017 9:48:47 AM

President Trump orders review of 21 years of Antiquities Act abuse
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:38:24 PM

Pushing back (again) against EPA overreach
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:37:34 AM

Tenth Circuit lets the dogs out
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