Extraterritorial state laws are unconstitutional

This morning, a divided panel of the Eighth Circuit held that a Minnesota law regulating greenhouse gas emissions beyond the state’s borders is invalid. This is a welcome result. PLF, joined by NFIB, filed an amicus brief in the case, … Continue reading

FWC amends proposed regulations after PLF files challenge

In August, PLF filed a petition against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on behalf of William Thomas, claiming that the FWC was stepping beyond its statutory authority with its proposal to severely limit boat speeds in two … Continue reading

Emails, tweets, & FAQs ? regulations

Todd Gaziano, Executive Director of PLF’s DC Center, co-authored this blogpost. Last week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States in support of Century Exploration New Orleans LLC (Century) in its dispute with … Continue reading

One Fish, Two Fish, Abuse of Power Fish?
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William Kent Suter, Former Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, recently observed that the federal government had “lost four cases dealing with fundamental rights in unanimous decisions[,]” and that “the positions taken by the government suggest[ed] bullying and strong-arm … Continue reading

Fox & Friends interviews PLF client Doug Elliot

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThis morning on Fox and Friends, private fishing lake owner Doug Elliot spoke with co-host Steve Doocy about new regulations coming out of the California Department of Fish and Game that could sink recreational freshwater … Continue reading