PLF President Rob Rivett hosts this podcast discussion with PLF Principal Attorney Timothy Sandefur on the next steps in the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act.  PLF sought en banc review by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, but that request was denied, setting up a petition to the Supreme Court.  PLF’s challenge is based on the fact that Obamacare’s individual mandate “tax” started in the Senate, not in the House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution’s “Origination Clause” (Article 1, Section 7).

Direct download: 8-12-15-Podcast.mp3
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PLF senior staff attorney Joshua Thompson, and Ashley Indrieri, PLF’s public outreach coordinator and grant writer, join host Bob Krauter for a discussion of high-profile cases involving school choice as we celebrate Back to School Choice Week (Aug. 17-23).  Thompson discusses recently filed amicus briefs in several school choice cases in Alabama, Colorado, and Washington State. Indrieri gives her views on school choice from her perspective as a parent and taxpayer.

Direct download: 82014_schoolchoice.mp3
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Facing a three-judge panel at the DC Circuit Court of Appeals on May 8, 2014, Pacific Legal Foundation principal attorney Timothy Sandefur argued PLF’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Direct download: 13-5202.mp3
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ESA policies put fish before people, sending precious water away from farms and cities, straight out to sea.

Direct download: 2_19_14_drought.mp3
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PLF President Rob Rivett;  Jim Burling, director of litigation; and PLF principal attorney Paul Beard discuss current and future challenges in the courts in the wake of this month’s elections.

Direct download: 11-12-12_pod.mp3
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PLF’s Harold Johnson and Jennifer Fry discusses PLF’s amicus brief supporting Proposition 13’s “supermajority” provision – the rule that bars state lawmakers from raising taxes without a 2/3 vote in both houses.

Direct download: 8-1-12_PLF_podcast.mp3
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PLF’s Harold Johnson sits down with PLF Principal Attorney Timothy Sandefur for an in-depth analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial ruling to uphold the constitutionality of the new health care law. 

Direct download: 6-29-12_TMS_pod.mp3
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