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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vistait as "outrageous" and stressed the fact that the family wants to keep its prop
Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted an hour ago
it as "outrageous" and stressed the fact that the family wants to keep its property. Throughout the proceedings, the Pacific Legal Foundation has argued that the city's action constitutes a taking of private property. While the federal judge... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Battle to save Palo Alto's only mobile home parkrelocation assistance to displaced residents if the park closed. The lawsuit wa
Battle to save Palo Alto's only mobile home park
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 hours ago
relocation assistance to displaced residents if the park closed. The lawsuit was dismissed Friday. Larry Salzman, of the Pacific Legal Foundation, represents the family in that case. He called the amount "excessive," and appealed the ruling... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vistabetween an unconstitutional taking of their money and an unconstitutional takin
Palo Alto scores victory in federal ruling on Buena Vista
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
between an unconstitutional taking of their money and an unconstitutional taking of their land," the brief filed by the Pacific Legal Foundation, which represents the Jisser family, stated. But in reviewing the claim, Judge Edward J. Davila... Read more
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Boston Globe
High court gives victory to supporters of affirmative actionunder the law regardless of one’s racial or ethnic background,” said Joshua P.
High court gives victory to supporters of affirmative action
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
under the law regardless of one’s racial or ethnic background,” said Joshua P. Thompson, principal attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, which filed seven legal briefs arguing that administrators should not consider race in admissions.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Buena Vista Mobile Home Park partnership on tap for county supervisorsor a road. "I don't see how anyone's property in Silicon Valley is safe on tha
Buena Vista Mobile Home Park partnership on tap for county supervisors
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
or a road. "I don't see how anyone's property in Silicon Valley is safe on that rationale," said Larry Salzman of the Pacific Legal Foundation. "The alleged justification that the county just needs more affordable housing justifies virtually... Read more
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The Mercury News
Buena Vista mobile home battle: A new weapon for preservationistsWhen government seizes land, even at a fair price, it creates hard feelings. T
Buena Vista mobile home battle: A new weapon for preservationists
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
When government seizes land, even at a fair price, it creates hard feelings. The Jissers' attorney, Larry Salzman, of the Pacific Legal Foundation, told the Palo Alto Daily News that taking one owner's property and turning it over for the benefit... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
County may use eminent domain to prevent Buena Vista's closureeminent domain "shocking" and told the Weekly that there is "no way it will sta
County may use eminent domain to prevent Buena Vista's closure
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
eminent domain "shocking" and told the Weekly that there is "no way it will stand." Larry Salzman, the attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation, which is representing the Jisser family in the federal lawsuit against the city, said the family... Read more
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The Mercury News
County could use eminent domain to retain mobile home parkin relocation assistant would have to be paid to the park's 400 mostly low-inco
County could use eminent domain to retain mobile home park
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
in relocation assistant would have to be paid to the park's 400 mostly low-income Latino residents. Salzman and the Pacific Legal Foundation filed a lawsuit in November on the Jissers' behalf, alleging that the city violated their... Read more
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Orange County Register
Justices: Wetlands permitting process all wetKevin Pierce and the Pacific Legal Foundation won a substantial U.S. Supreme Co
Justices: Wetlands permitting process all wet
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
Kevin Pierce and the Pacific Legal Foundation won a substantial U.S. Supreme Court victory recently in their United States Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co. case concerning the Corps’ wetlands permitting and appeals process – not only for Mr.... Read more
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eWeek
Supreme Court Denies Google Request for Review of Class-Action Suitto proceed in a situation where not everyone suffered any injury is also uncons
Supreme Court Denies Google Request for Review of Class-Action Suit
eWeek / Posted 21 days ago
to proceed in a situation where not everyone suffered any injury is also unconstitutional, the chip maker argued. The Pacific Legal Foundation, a public interest legal organization in California, also filed a brief in support of Google in the... Read more
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examiner.com
Proposal by California Dem. would allow prosecution of climate change skepticsAmendment is now dead.” He rattled off a series of McCarthy-like questions skep
Proposal by California Dem. would allow prosecution of climate change skeptics
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
Amendment is now dead.” He rattled off a series of McCarthy-like questions skeptics could be asked. “Did you donate to the Pacific Legal Foundation? Do you support Americans for Prosperity? Are you a member of the California Republican Party, which... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — June 3per day fine until the stock pond is abated. This is a local rancher with a wif
Letters to the editor — June 3
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 24 days ago
per day fine until the stock pond is abated. This is a local rancher with a wife, 4 kids, on a 9 acre ranch. Fortunately Pacific Legal Foundation steps in and wins the case but not before years pass and the fines accrue to $14 million, and no... Read more
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The Washington Times
Landmark California bill would allow prosecution of climate-change skepticscalled the bill a “totalitarian statement by Democrats that the First Amendment
Landmark California bill would allow prosecution of climate-change skeptics
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
called the bill a “totalitarian statement by Democrats that the First Amendment is now dead.” “Did you donate to the Pacific Legal Foundation? Do you support Americans for Prosperity? Are you a member of the California Republican Party, which... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Supreme Court Sides With Wetlands Property Ownerslong-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of l
Supreme Court Sides With Wetlands Property Owners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 26 days ago
long-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of law," said Reed Hopper, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued the case for Hawkes. He said Kennedy's dissent "does not bode well" for the EPA's new... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Supreme Court Sides With Wetlands Property Ownerslong-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of l
Supreme Court Sides With Wetlands Property Owners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 27 days ago
long-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of law," said Reed Hopper, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued the case for Hawkes. He said Kennedy's dissent "does not bode well" for the EPA's new... Read more
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Daily Herald
High court sides with property owners in wetlands caselong-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of l
High court sides with property owners in wetlands case
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
long-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of law," said Reed Hopper, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued the case for Hawkes. He said Kennedy's dissent "does not bode well" for the EPA's new... Read more
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ABC News
High Court Sides With Property Owners in Wetlands Caselong-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of l
High Court Sides With Property Owners in Wetlands Case
ABC News / Posted 27 days ago
long-awaited victory for individual liberty, property rights, and the rule of law," said Reed Hopper, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation who argued the case for Hawkes. He said Kennedy's dissent "does not bode well" for the EPA's new... Read more
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USA Today
For peat's sake: Justices uphold property rights in Clean Water Act disputebecause land covered by the act is subject to complete federal control," said M
For peat's sake: Justices uphold property rights in Clean Water Act dispute
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
because land covered by the act is subject to complete federal control," said M. Reed Hopper, principal attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation, who argued the case in March. "But all that changed today." “The Obama administration's position... Read more
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The Mercury News
Palo Alto seeks dismissal of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park lawsuitleveraging this in order to get the Jissers to pay to mitigate their problems,"
Palo Alto seeks dismissal of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park lawsuit
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
leveraging this in order to get the Jissers to pay to mitigate their problems," said Larry Salzman, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation representing the park's owners, Toufic and Eva Jisser. The Jissers' lawsuit against the city of... Read more
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The Mercury News
City seeks dismissal of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park lawsuitleveraging this in order to get the Jissers to pay to mitigate their problems,"
City seeks dismissal of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park lawsuit
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
leveraging this in order to get the Jissers to pay to mitigate their problems," said Larry Salzman, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation representing the park's owners, Toufic and Eva Jisser. The Jissers' lawsuit against the city of... Read more
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