About Kevin Desormeaux

Kevin joined the PLF Communications Team in March, 2015, as Digital Content Manager. In his position he is responsible for the design, content, and management of PLF’s Website. Kevin works closely with the other members of PLF’s communications team in optimizing the non-profit foundation’s on-line information, digital communications, and social media activities, which support the foundation’s legal and development teams.

Forest access case goes to Ninth Circuit on Courting Liberty Podcast

Pacific Legal Foundation will present oral argument at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Friends of Tahoe Forest Access v. U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday, February 8. In this episode, PLF Senior Staff Attorney Ted Hadzi-Antich previews his … Continue reading

Statement on Supreme Court declining PLF’s Obamacare challenge

The Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Pacific Legal Foundation’s constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”).  PLF’s case targeted the individual mandate tax specifically, but called … Continue reading

California’s gray wolf listing takes a bite out of common sense on Courting Liberty

The state’s new “endangered” listing for the gray wolf is bad science and bad law — as well as bad for ranchers, farmers, and the communities that depend on them in far Northern California. PLF Director of Communications Harold Johnson … Continue reading

PLF’s fight for property rights continues in 2016 on Courting Liberty

PLF Director of Litigation Jim Burling provides a survey of some key cases that PLF will litigate this year, promoting the property rights principles that are the foundation’s signature issue. We invite you to listen weekly and subscribe to PLF’s … Continue reading

PLF’s Director of Litigation recaps big PLF victories of 2015

PLF Director of Litigation James Burling appeared on the Andy Caldwell show to discuss noteworthy and landmark legal victories across the United States for Pacific Legal Foundation in 2015, including victories in Bowman/SDS Family Trust v. California Coastal Commission, The … Continue reading

PLF challenges discriminatory regulation in federal court on Courting Liberty

PLF is representing parents and schools in challenging a Department of Revenue rule that prevents parents from using privately funding scholarship to send their children to religious schools. Listen to this week’s Courting Liberty podcast for in-depth analysis of the … Continue reading

A year of victories for liberty

This weeks Courting Liberty podcast provides a summary of major PLF cases in 2015 for economic liberty, free speech, and property rights. It was certainly a year to remember for PLF, with great successes in courts across the United States … Continue reading

PLF brings its 9th case to Supreme Court on Courting Liberty

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a PLF case in which PLF argues that property owners should have a right to judicial review when federal regulators label their land as “wetlands” subject to federal oversight. The court granted … Continue reading

Standing up for equal rights in higher education on Courting Liberty

PLF is supporting Abigail Fisher’s challenge to race-based admissions criteria at the University of Texas-Austin. The case is before the U.S. Supreme Court for a second time, and a ruling for Fisher could force universities across the country to finally … Continue reading