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Juneau Empire
Alaska company seeks ruling that permafrost can't be wetlandfor permafrost-laden property on which the company hopes to move. The holding
Alaska company seeks ruling that permafrost can't be wetland
Juneau Empire / Posted 10 hours ago
for permafrost-laden property on which the company hopes to move. The holding company, Tin Cup LLC, is represented by the Pacific Legal Foundation, which litigates on behalf of private property rights and limited government. Wetlands are valuable... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation planDepartment of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. But Whit
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation plan
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. But White’s attorney, Joshua Thompson of the Pacific Legal Foundation, said the agreement specifically singles out blacks who live in St. Louis County, barring them from... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation planElementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. You Might Also Like B
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation plan
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. You Might Also Like But White’s attorney, Joshua Thompson of the Pacific Legal Foundation, said the agreement specifically singles out blacks who live in St. Louis County, barring them from... Read more
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Business Wire
Pacific Legal Foundation Sues over Race-Based Transfer Restrictions in St. Louis-Area Schoolsthe school of his choice — simply because he is black. La’Shieka White is repre
Pacific Legal Foundation Sues over Race-Based Transfer Restrictions in St. Louis-Area Schools
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
the school of his choice — simply because he is black. La’Shieka White is represented, free of charge, by attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), a national public interest watchdog organization that litigates for equal rights and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Couple wins suit vs. TRPA to build in Angora areabought the foreclosed lot in the Angora burn area for $5,000. In December, they
Couple wins suit vs. TRPA to build in Angora area
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 days ago
bought the foreclosed lot in the Angora burn area for $5,000. In December, they filed the lawsuit. The couple enlisted the Pacific Legal Foundation to fight in court for their right to build on the El Dorado County parcel. The settlement reached... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle ‘recalibrating’ trash-snooping after judge’s rulingof the judge’s order,” meaning zero snooping for now. The lawsuit was filed on
Seattle ‘recalibrating’ trash-snooping after judge’s ruling
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
of the judge’s order,” meaning zero snooping for now. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight Seattle residents by the Pacific Legal Foundation. It describes itself as a watchdog that litigates for “limited government, property rights, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Judge rules Seattle trash inspections unconstitutionalyear. 'But at some point we have to say, you can't violate my rights to achieve
Judge rules Seattle trash inspections unconstitutional
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
year. 'But at some point we have to say, you can't violate my rights to achieve this noble goal.' Ethan Blevins, for the Pacific Legal Foundation, filed the lawsuit in an attempt to overturn the ordinance on behalf of eight Seattle... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Judge throws some of Seattle’s new composting rules in the trashordinance. “Garbage cans are private affairs, there’s private stuff in there,”
Judge throws some of Seattle’s new composting rules in the trash
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
ordinance. “Garbage cans are private affairs, there’s private stuff in there,” says attorney Ethan Blevins. He’s with the Pacific Legal Foundation and represented eight families who sued because they’re not okay with their trash being searched.... Read more
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FOX News
Seattle sued over recycling inspectors keeping tabs on residents' trashState. “The Supreme Court of Washington state went the other direction,” said
Seattle sued over recycling inspectors keeping tabs on residents' trash
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
State. “The Supreme Court of Washington state went the other direction,” said Ethan Blevins, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation who filed the lawsuit. “[It] said our state Constitution provides better protection, and we believe... Read more
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FOX News
Judge rules Seattle trash inspections unconstitutionalgarbage violates privacy rights and voided the ordinance. “I’m thrilled as can
Judge rules Seattle trash inspections unconstitutional
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
garbage violates privacy rights and voided the ordinance. “I’m thrilled as can be,” Ethan Blevins, attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation, which filed the lawsuit on behalf of eight Seattle residents, told The Seattle Times. He added, “We... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Quit snooping into trash, city of Seattle told in privacy lawsuitremain private and free from government inspection,” argues the lawsuit filed T
Quit snooping into trash, city of Seattle told in privacy lawsuit
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
remain private and free from government inspection,” argues the lawsuit filed Thursday in King County Superior Court by the Pacific Legal Foundation. Learn how to sort your garbage, compost and recyclables like a pro with our Seattle trash-sorting... Read more
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The Washington Times
Judge tosses Seattle ordinance requiring garbage-can searches for food wastefines of $1 per can for curbside collections or $50 per collection for multi-fa
Judge tosses Seattle ordinance requiring garbage-can searches for food waste
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
fines of $1 per can for curbside collections or $50 per collection for multi-family units. Ethan Blevins, attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation, which filed the lawsuit last year on behalf of eight Seattle residents, called the ruling a... Read more
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The Columbian
Judge throws out Seattle compost rule as unconstitutionalthat trash collectors’ search of garbage is a disturbance of people’s private a
Judge throws out Seattle compost rule as unconstitutional
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
that trash collectors’ search of garbage is a disturbance of people’s private affairs. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation, which argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KHQ Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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ABC Montana
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
ABC Montana / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutionalfor dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he
Seattle compost rule thrown out by judge as unconstitutional
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
for dangerous items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Ethan Blevins, an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued against the city in the previous hearing, said in a statement Wednesday that the ruling... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Judge: Seattle trash-check ordinance ‘unconstitutional’afternoon by King County Superior Court Judge Beth Andrus. “I’m thrilled as ca
Judge: Seattle trash-check ordinance ‘unconstitutional’
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
afternoon by King County Superior Court Judge Beth Andrus. “I’m thrilled as can be,” said Ethan Blevins, attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation, which filed the lawsuit on behalf of eight Seattle residents. The foundation describes itself as a... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Clemente mobile-home owners' rights violated by coastal panelCounty Superior Court. They’re represented, free of charge, by attorneys with t
San Clemente mobile-home owners' rights violated by coastal panel
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
County Superior Court. They’re represented, free of charge, by attorneys with the property-rights watchdog organization, Pacific Legal Foundation. According to the Coastal Act, the commission may impose “reasonable terms and conditions” on... Read more
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Orange County Register
Coastal homeowner at odds with state over seawallget the permit, Willis had to waive “any rights to shoreline protection that ma
Coastal homeowner at odds with state over seawall
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
get the permit, Willis had to waive “any rights to shoreline protection that may exist,” his attorney, Lawrence Salzman of Pacific Legal Foundation, said in a statement. That protection is a seawall that has been in front of his mobile home for... Read more
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The Columbian
Lawsuit: Seattle’s new compost ordinance is rotten, violation of privacyitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle’s new compost ordinance is rotten, violation of privacy
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KTVZ Bend / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
Hawaii News Now / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
WALB Albany / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
WGEM Quincy / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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ABC News
Lawsuit: Seattle Compost Ordinance Is Rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle Compost Ordinance Is Rotten
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rottenitems and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. Howeve
Lawsuit: Seattle compost ordinance is rotten
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 days ago
items and a host of other banned materials such as paint cans, he said. However, Ethan W. Blevins, an attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation, contends the ordinance requires collectors to make a deeper dive into the private waste of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle garbage law invades your privacy, says lawsuitWash. (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Seatt
Seattle garbage law invades your privacy, says lawsuit
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
Wash. (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Seattle’s food waste law. Seattle law firm Pacific Legal Foundation believes the new law that tells garbage collections to inspect people’s trash allows the government... Read more
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The Columbian
Hearing Friday on privacy lawsuit on Seattle food waste lawSEATTLE — A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Seattle’
Hearing Friday on privacy lawsuit on Seattle food waste law
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
SEATTLE — A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Seattle’s food waste law. Seattle law firm Pacific Legal Foundation believes the new law that tells garbage collections to inspect people’s trash allows the government to invade... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Hearing Friday on privacy lawsuit on Seattle food waste lawSEATTLE (AP) - A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Sea
Hearing Friday on privacy lawsuit on Seattle food waste law
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 22 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - A hearing has been scheduled for Friday in a lawsuit against Seattle's food waste law. Seattle law firm Pacific Legal Foundation believes the new law that tells garbage collections to inspect people's trash allows the government to... Read more
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The Hill
Government turns up the heat on the First Amendmentclimate change is false and that emission of greenhouse gases is harmless. The
Government turns up the heat on the First Amendment
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
climate change is false and that emission of greenhouse gases is harmless. The investigation is supposedly justified based on an analogy to the tobacco fraud litigation. ADVERTISEMENT Schiff is a principal attorney with Pacific Legal Foun... Read more

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