PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Sacramento, CA

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The mission of Pacific Legal Foundation is to be the nation's leading legal watchdog organization that litigates for limited government, property rights, free enterprise, and a balanced approach to environmental regulations in courts nationwide.

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SHARING ECONOMY VICTORY FOR AIRBNB ADVERTISING IN TENNESSEE

Airbnb is a popular and growing part of the new sharing economy, allowing people to earn extra money by renting out their homes for temporary use by others. This business model provides new competition to hotels, though, so governments face industry pressure to fine and regulate the home-sharing industry out of existence. Despit...

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CHALLENGE TO MANDATORY CA TEACHER UNION FEES HEARD BY U.S. SUPREME COURT

Freedom of association is a fundamental cornerstone of the ideas of liberty, but mandatory union fees for school teachers have long held many of those teachers captive to an ideological system that they don’t support. The U.S. Supreme Court is currently hearing testimony in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a...

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NEW EPA RULE WOULD GRANT FEDS VAST NEW REGULATORY POWER

Environmental policy has become a tool with which government officials exercise vast arbitrary power over land use. A new rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revises the definition of “waters of the United States” in a way that will give federal regulators “power over almost...

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