Who owns what on the Indiana shoreline of Lake Michigan?

Earlier this week, the Indiana Court of Appeals offered its view of the long-running battle in that state between property owners on Lake Michigan who expect the law to protect property rights, and the members of the public who demand the right … Continue reading

Florida Legislature approves growler law fix

In the last two weeks, the Florida State Senate and House of Representatives both unanimously approved a bill to legalize the 64-ounce growler.  The Legislature made this move after years of failing to fix the law; that ongoing failure hurt … Continue reading

PLF Atlantic Center notches another win for property rights

This week, Florida’s Martin County Commission accepted settlement terms that leave our clients, Bob and Anita Breinig, no longer facing onerous fines and the imminent loss of their dream: their popular Flash Beach Grille restaurant in Hobe Sound. Instead, the Breinigs find themselves … Continue reading

Greenwire covers important wetlands case at Supreme Court

Greenwire reporter Jeremy P. Jacobs reported yesterday on Pacific Legal Foundation‘s Kent Recycling Services LLC v. Army Corps of Engineers case pending before the Supreme Court. The case presents the Court with the opportunity to hold that a property owner may … Continue reading

Speaking at Florida Coastal School of Law today

I’m in Jacksonville today, speaking at noon with the Florida Coastal School of Law‘s Federalist Society chapter about Pacific Legal Foundation‘s work on behalf of liberty throughout the nation. Contrary to what you may have heard elsewhere recently, this event, like all other … Continue reading

Manatee population grows while feds dither

The Miami Herald brings news today that the manatees of Florida continue the population surge that the federal Fish & Wildlife Service identified as far back as 2007. Outdoor writer Sue Cocking of the Herald reports: Manatee conservation is at … Continue reading

New Jersey, and all states, should support school choice

Earlier today, the Newark Star-Ledger published Pacific Legal Foundation‘s opinion piece supporting the school choice movement in New Jersey. You can read the article at this link.  In the op-ed, my colleague Joshua P. Thompson and I argue that New Jersey … Continue reading