Court strikes down federal fracking regulations

Over on the Federalist Society’s FEDSOC BLOG, I have a post discussing a recent decision from a federal court that federal bureaucrats overstepped their authority when they adopted fracking regulations. In 2005, Congress exempted fracking from regulation under the Safe … Continue reading

Should courts replace trials with formulas for sake of convenience?

In this Federalist Society video, I discuss the Supreme Court case Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo––which the Court will hear today. In that case, a group of plaintiffs sued Tyson Foods for purportedly failing to pay them for the time … Continue reading

PLF to participate on D.C. Federalist Society panel on Koontz

I’ll be attending  the Federalist Society’s 2013 National Lawyers Convention at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C., this Thursday, November 14, through Saturday, November 16.  The convention includes lots of interesting panels on a variety of legal issues, along with addresses … Continue reading

School choice before the Supreme Court

Author: Joshua Thompson In this podcast, produced by the Federalist Society, I discuss the case of Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn.  You can read PLF's amicus brief in the case here. This case will have a profound impact … Continue reading

June 14 Debate: Are feds’ water cutoffs to help Delta smelt unconstitutional?

You are invited to a DEBATE on Monday, June 14, in Sacramento:  "Fish, farmers and the Constitution: Are the feds' regulations to help the Delta smelt unconstitutional?" This debate is sponsored by the Federalist Society of Sacramento, the Presiding Justice … Continue reading