Last week, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in United States v. Hage, reversing Senior Judge Loren Smith’s 2008 decision concluding that the government had taken Hage’s property. As most of you probably know, this 21-year old … Continue reading
Check out the latest edition of the Federalist Society’s online publication Engage and you’ll find a casenote on Sackett. … Continue reading
Today, Division III of the Washington Court of Appeals issued an “Order of Certification” in a case called Lemire v. Washington Department of Ecology. An Order of Certification means the Court of Appeals believes that the legal issues in the … Continue reading
Should a school change a race-neutral policy because of its disparate impact on minority students? That is the subject of an excellent blog post by Hans Bader at CEI’s Open Market. It seems the Maryland Board of Education would answer that … Continue reading
Tomorrow at 1pm EDT I’ll be speaking about Sackett v. EPA on a teleforum hosted by the Federalist Society. I’ll be joined by Professor Richard Frank of the UC Davis School of Law. It’s free, just call in to 888-752-3232.
Individual Rights – Defense of Prop 13 In Young v. Schmidt, the California Court of Appeal upheld Proposition 13’s supermajority legislative vote requirement in a short, unpublished decision. We filed this amicus brief in this case supporting the Howard Jarvis … Continue reading
Tomorrow, I’ll be speaking at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association annual summer conference in Denver. I’ll be presenting on Sackett v. EPA, and discussing other prominent and current environmental issues, including the pending draft agency guidance on interpreting Rapanos, the … Continue reading