Judge suggests Martin County Commission refused to follow law

Yesterday, the trial court in Martin County, Florida, let the infamous, anti-property-rights Martin County Commission members know that they can’t hide public emails behind private email addresses and think they will get away with it. One of those commission members—a … Continue reading

Government wants citizens to pay for seeking destroyed public records

Strong public records laws give citizens access to the information they need to hold government accountable.  PLF knows firsthand that public records can arm citizens with evidence of constitutional or statutory abuses, enabling them to make better decisions in court or … Continue reading

Universities hide their use of race in admissions

No university that uses racial preferences in its admissions process seriously questions whether racial preferences are beneficial — or whether the undeniable costs of its policy outweigh the benefits. Moreover, these discriminating universities refuse to heed the Supreme Court’s repeated command that racial preferences … Continue reading

School districts try to prevent school choice by not letting low-income parents know their options

In order to prevent low-income parents from using scholarships to send their kids to private schools, two Ohio school districts are refusing to release the names of students who would be eligible for the scholarship.  The school districts recognize that … Continue reading

President’s report — December 20, 2013

Obamacare — Origination Clause Challenge We filed this reply brief in Sissel v. Sibelius, our challenge to Obamacare based on the failure of the revenue-raising measure to originate in the House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution’s Origination Clause.  The … Continue reading