(U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit), 188 F. Supp.3d 577 (E.D. Va. 2016), affirmed 843 F.3d 592 (4th Cir. 2016) Thor was appointed by Virginia’s Attorney General as special counsel for the Commonwealth of Virginia to defend the state’s photo-voter ID law. As lead trial and appellate counsel Thor successfully defended the Virginia...
Amicus Brief (U.S. Supreme Court), 137 S.Ct. 2012 (2017) We served as counsel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and in the U.S. Supreme Court for the National Association of Evangelicals as an amicus party in this First Amendment religious freedom case. The case challenged the Missouri state constitution’s “Blaine Amendment,”...
Amicus Brief (U.S. Supreme Court), 553 U.S. 181 (2008) Thor served as counsel for leadership of United States Senate and House of Representatives (Senators Mitch McConnell, Robert Bennett, Christopher S. "Kit" Bond and United States Representatives Roy Blunt, Lamar Smith and Vernon Ehlers) as amici curiae before the United States Supreme Court in...
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True North Law's Founding Partner Thor Hearne explains rails-to-trails takings & government flooding cases on @J_Clint's Eminent Domain Podcast https://www.eminentdomainpodcast.com/podcast-episode-49-thor-hearne/
Thanks to @FedSoc for hosting this important teleforum. https://fedsoc.org/events/covid-19-impacts-on-environmental-enforcement-compliance
The Federal Circuit recently reaffirmed precedent governing the way courts evaluate the taking of private property in Rails-to-Trails litigation.
Big win for landowner - US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirms prior precedent against the federal government in Trails Act 5th Amend. taking case. We filed an amicus brief on behalf of @CatoInstitute @reason @invcondemnation & others. https://truenorthlawgroup.com/big-win-for-landowner-in-case-where-true-north-law-filed-influential-amicus-brief/
Our sincere condolences to Dr. Wade's family and friends, and many thanks to Robert Thomas for this post. We are grateful to have learned from Dr. Wade most recently at this past @ALI_CLE eminent domain conference. @invcondemnation: "Aloha, Bill Wade PhD" http://ow.ly/k38k50zQmag