City’s assault on tax critics’ free speech rights is appealed to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to review the law establishing San Ramon’s facilities tax on property owners, because it violates First Amendment and Due Process rights.

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Leading public policy and legal organizations join forces with Red Tape Rollback

Red Tape Rollback, a project of Pacific Legal Foundation, announced a new partnership with leading national public policy, legal, and research organizations.

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Victims of city’s ‘inclusionary housing’ law appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

In a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court, PLF asks the justices to hear the case of a couple who were slammed with an unjust, half-million-dollar “affordable housing” fee in West Hollywood.

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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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S.F. fails in assault on PLF’s big court win for local landlords

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected San Francisco’s attempt to scuttle a major Pacific Legal Foundation court victory for the city’s landlords.

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New England fishermen challenge Obama’s marine national monument

A coalition of New England fishermen organizations filed suit over former President Barack Obama’s designation of a vast area of ocean as a national monument.

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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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John Groen to argue the Murr case in the US Supreme Court

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