Cuddling businesses rub regulators the wrong way

Here at PLF, we are accustomed to overzealous regulators stifling entrepreneurs’ right to earn a living, and we’ve defended movers and pest controllers and written briefs in support of casket-making monks, and more.  So we shouldn’t be surprised that regulators have their eyes on another ridiculously benign target.  But we … Continue reading

What happens outside of Vegas must stay outside of Vegas?

As we noted last week, PLF is challenging a Nevada law that requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the state.  This law essentially puts up a “keep out” sign at the Nevada border by making it more … Continue reading

PLF seeks to tear down Nevada’s “Keep Out” sign

Yesterday, PLF attorneys filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of Troy Castillo challenging a Nevada law that prevents out-of-state entrepreneurs from competing across state lines.  The law requires private investigators to keep a “principal place of business” in the … Continue reading

Las Vegas Review-Journal: eliminate Nevada’s anti-competitive licensing laws

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has an editorial today about PLF’s challenge to the Silver State’s anti-competitive licensing laws. Excerpt: If the real goal is to protect consumers against fly-by-night operations, the state could encourage such firms to acquire bonding and … Continue reading

Look up in the sky: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… an entrepreneur?

Superhero films like The Avengers and The Dark Knight ruled the silver screen this summer. Millions of Americans escaped into cinematic worlds where daring guardians protected society from harm. Given the current economic climate, Americans could use a fleet of … Continue reading