Claremont Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence files brief in support of PLF’s Hettinga petition

The Claremont Institute’s Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence has filed this friend of the court brief in support of our petition for certiorari in Hettinga v. United States. As the brief points out, this case involves one of the central problems … Continue reading

Cato and IJ file brief supporting PLF’s petition in milk price restriction lawsuit

Our friends at the Cato Institute and the Institute for Justice filed this brief today in support of our cert. petition in the case of Hein Hettinga. The brief highlights the major problem with the D.C. Circuit’s expansion of the … Continue reading

Goldwater Institute files brief in support of PLF’s Hettinga petition

The Arizona-based Goldwater Institute today filed this friend-of-the-court brief in support of our petition for certiorari in the case of Hettinga v. United States. We’re urging the High Court to address the question of whether the government can get a … Continue reading

Pacific Legal Foundation urges Supreme Court to give business owners their day in court

Today, we filed this petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, asking the justices to review a case that severely restricts Americans’ right to challenge the constitutionality of laws. The case, Hettinga v. United States, began when Arizona … Continue reading

There’s nothing activist about saying government must play by the rules.

Recently, bloggers and even the Texas Land Commissioner were decrying several Texas Supreme Court Justices for their “extreme activism” in ruling in favor of property owners in Severance v. Patterson. What was the reason for this outrage? Simple: the Court found … Continue reading

How Judges Brown and Sentelle actually hurt property owners and entrepreneurs

Judges Janice Brown and David Sentelle drew attention in the blogosphere last week for their rip-roaring opinion in Hettinga v. United States. The judges were right that courts have abandoned their constitutional duty to protect the rights of property owners and … Continue reading