Stossel Show featuring PLF client John Duarte to re-air Saturday, April 19, 7 p.m. Pacific on Fox News Channel

Last night I appeared with client John Duarte on the Stossel Show with John Stossel, discussing our case against the Corps of Engineers for violating Duarte Nursery‘s due process rights.  The show will re-air tomorrow night, April 19, at 10 … Continue reading

Pacific Legal Foundation case to be featured on Stossel program

Tomorrow evening I will be joining PLF client John Duarte in appearing on the Stossel Show with John Stossel on Fox Business Network, at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific.  We will be talking about Duarte Nursery v. Corps of Engineers, our case … Continue reading

PLF attorney Tony Francois to appear on KMJ Fresno’s Ray Appleton Show

Tomorrow in the noon hour on the West Coast I will be joined by PLF client John Duarte as we are interviewed by KMJ Fresno AM 580′s Ray Appleton, to talk about PLF’s lawsuit on John’s behalf against the United … Continue reading

Holding the feds accountable for closing farm without due process

Next Monday morning I will be presenting oral argument in the federal District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento, in the case of Duarte v. Corps of Engineers.  PLF represents Duarte Nursery, Inc., and its president, John … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — February 6, 2014

Economic Liberty — Movin’ on up in Kentucky We had this great federal district court victory this week in Bruner v. Zawacki.  This was our challenge to Kentucky’s anticonsumer and anticompetitive law that gave existing moving companies a veto over new competitors.  As … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — January 31, 2014

Environment — Right to challenge wetlands designation mistake We filed this opposition to the federal government’s motion to dismiss our case against the government in Duarte Nursery v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  That’s the case where the Corps ordered John … Continue reading

If every connection is significant, then none are

Last week, I testified before the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board review panel on the EPA’s recent wetlands connectivity report.  Last week’s testimony follows on PLF’s written comments to the Board in October.  EPA is using the connectivity report … Continue reading

PLF comments on EPA’s connectivity report

Last week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed comments on EPA’s recently released draft connectivity report.  EPA and the United States Army Corps of Engineers plan to use the report to promulgate new regulations interpreting the scope of the Clean Water Act.  … Continue reading

President’s weekly report — October 11, 2013

Here is a summary of this week’s highlights at PLF: Endangered Species — Polar Bear The Supreme Court denied our petition for writ of certiorari in our challenge to the Polar Bear listing.  This is the end of the line … Continue reading