April 16, 2014
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Brian T. Hodges of the Pacific Legal Foundation discusses the US Supreme Court's troubling decision in Brandt v. US... On March 10, 2014, the US Supreme Court issued its decision in the quiet title case, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. US (PDF). In an 8-1 decision, the ...[read more]
November 1, 2013
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Brian T. Hodges of the Pacific Legal Foundation discusses the controversies surrounding Brandt v. US...The US Supreme Court is set to hear an important property case that could have been torn from the pages of a first year property law casebook. At issue in Marvin M. Brandt ...[read more]
March 19, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Timothy Sandefur: Thirty years ago, in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the Supreme Court held that the Constitution is not offended by state laws that take money directly from workers' paychecks to subsidize the activities of unions. This is even true when the subsidies are taken fro... ...[read more]
October 13, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Steven Gieseler and Reed Hopper: With this case, the U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to restore a semblance of balance to environmental law. For decades, environmental laws and regulations- in particular the Endangered Species Act- have been treated by the courts as super-statutes th... ...[read more]
March 30, 2007
by Holly Manges Jones
The US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks violated federal rules against sharing non-public endangered species information with private industry groups, according to an investigative report released Thursday. Julie MacDonald, who joined the Bush administration in 2002, ...[read more]
November 16, 2004
by Chris Buell
The Pacific Legal Foundation has initiated a challenge to plans by the government to designate four dozen endangered species for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The foundation notified the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service Monday of its plans to ...[read more]

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