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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Ninth Circuit revives fishermen’s lawsuit for abalone protection

Overruling a trial court, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday reinstated PLF's lawsuit to protect abalone and other shellfish resources.

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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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PLF and the Murrs fight for property rights and family legacy

Our latest case video highlights the unconstitutional treatment the Wisconsin family is facing and how PLF is battling for their property rights in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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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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Wildcat Moving, R.J. Bruner

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“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

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Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow at CATO Institute

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“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

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Professor Steven Eagle, George Mason School of Law




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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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Weekend radio interviews on Edmund’s appeal and warrantless inspection case
Friday, July 22, 2016 4:55:02 PM

First Amendment success in California (and it didn’t even require a lawsuit)
Friday, July 22, 2016 10:42:55 AM

Federal supremacy protects miners’ rights
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:56:28 PM

Briefing complete in sea otter petition case
Thursday, July 21, 2016 10:33:42 AM

Oral argument in “Docs v. Glocks” case
Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:00:22 AM

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