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January 22, 2020
U.S. Supreme Court: Oral Arguments in ESPINOZA v. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
"This case asks whether the Federal Constitution allows the wholesale exclusion of religious schools from scholarship programs."
Education
January 21, 2020
CONSENT ORDER REGARDING NEED FOR REMEDIAL, SYSTEMIC ACTIONS FOR THE ACHIEVEMENT OF LEANDRO COMPLIANCE
Requiring the State of North Carolina to formulate a plan to implement the recommendations of a report by WestEd
Law
January 2, 2020
PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI: Jonathan Reisman v. Associated Faculties of the University of Maine
Petition to the Supreme Court, which "has recognized that schemes compelling public-sector employees to associate with labor unions impose a 'significant impingement' on those employees’ First Amendment rights."
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Law
November 7, 2019
Institute for Justice: Woodcrest Homes Petition to the U.S. Supreme Court
Colorado Supreme Court Decision Upholding Use of Eminent Domain for the Benefit of a Private Party Violates the Fifth Amendment.
Law
October 28, 2019
Indiana Supreme Court Opinion: State of Indiana v. Tyson Timbs
"How should courts determine whether a punitive, in rem forfeiture is an excessive fine?"
Criminal Justice
October 2, 2019
Cleaning the Slate: Expungement of Old Criminal Records
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Testimony before the Michigan House Judiciary Committee

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Law
January 22, 2020
By Joe Barnett
"This case asks whether the Federal Constitution allows the wholesale exclusion of religious schools from scholarship programs."
January 21, 2020
By Judge David Lee
Requiring the State of North Carolina to formulate a plan to implement the recommendations of a report by WestEd
January 2, 2020
By Buckeye Institute
Petition to the Supreme Court, which "has recognized that schemes compelling public-sector employees to associate with labor unions impose a 'significant impingement' on those employees’ First Amendment rights."
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November 7, 2019
By Institute for Justice
Colorado Supreme Court Decision Upholding Use of Eminent Domain for the Benefit of a Private Party Violates the Fifth Amendment.
October 28, 2019
By Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush
"How should courts determine whether a punitive, in rem forfeiture is an excessive fine?"
October 2, 2019
By David Guenthner
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Testimony before the Michigan House Judiciary Committee
August 27, 2019
By Trey Kovacs et al.
Competitive Enterprise Institute: Union Wish List Bill Would Harm Workers and the Economy
July 29, 2019
By U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
Minnesota state law requires wineries to use a minimum of 51 percent grapes grown in-state.
July 1, 2019
By Carl A. Miller
Request for Court-Ordered Spending by the State of Illinois
June 21, 2019
By Chief Justice John Roberts
The Majority Opinion Reverses the Williamson County Precedent
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March 4, 2019
By Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye
Upholds public pension reform that eliminated the purchase of additional benefits by employees
February 20, 2019
By U.S. Supreme Court
The unanimous court decision in Timbs v. Indiana was based on the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments
January 15, 2019
By Randall Pozdena
This study examines the link between anti-sprawl regulations and spectacular increases in housing costs.
January 9, 2019
IJ Attorneys File Complaint Claiming Violation of First Amendment Rights
December 28, 2018
By John R. Lott, Jr., Carlisle E. Moody
More than a dozen states have passed extreme risk protection order laws
December 10, 2018
By Ian Vásquez and Tanja Porčnik
A Global Measurement of Personal, Civil, and Economic Freedom
April 18, 2018
By Joseph Bast
The 10 principles provided here, with references for further research and documentation if desired, provide a framework for understanding and promoting sound policies regarding firearms in America.
April 13, 2018
By Jay Lehr, Kenneth Haapala, Patrick Moore, Patrick Frank
Although completed too late to submit to the judge, this document stands on its own as a good primer on climate change.
March 19, 2018
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, Willie Soon, William Briggs
Submitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco District. Written by Monckton, Soon, Legates, Briggs, Limburg, Jeschke, Henney, Whitfield, and Morrison. Attorneys: Braden and Ferrara.
July 19, 2017
By DR. Sary Levy-Carciente, et al.
Property is the substance of a free society. Countries that allow and protect private property rights have greater prosperity.
January 24, 2017
By U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), U.S. Senate
"To authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes."This bill would protect 28 state right to try laws and require the U.S.
November 1, 2016
By Brett Wessels
This paper, published in Gaming Law Review and Economics, examines the growing trend of daily fantasy sports, arguing why consumer demand will drive state lawmakers’ policy decisions towards legalization and liberalization.
September 28, 2016
By Thomas A. Hemphill
This essay, authored by University of Michigan-Flint professor of strategy, innovation, and public policy Thomas Hemphill and Institute for Justice director of strategic research Dick M. Carpenter II, examines the current state of occupational regulation.
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September 20, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines civil asset forfeiture laws in Iowa and argues assets should be seized only for criminal reasons.
August 23, 2016
By Various states' Attorney's General
Emails showing various state attorney's general sayng NY AG Eric Scheiderman is going to far in his Exxon investigation.
July 13, 2016
By Matthew Glans
Analysts at the nonpartisan Institute for Justice (IJ) have given the State of Illinois’ civil asset forfeiture laws a grade of D-, one of the lowest grades in the country.
July 5, 2016
By
During legislative sessions this year, 88 proposals related to reform of the U.S. Constitution were introduced in 39 states, and eight states fully enacted constitutional reform legislation.
June 27, 2016
By West Virginia Judiciary
This document, containing the docket report and request for a temporary junction for the West Virginia AFL-CIO’s lawsuit against the state of West Virginia, was filed by labor unions in June in the state’s 13th Judicial Circuit.
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June 22, 2016
By Kentucky Governor's Office
Health Care News reported in August 2016:Kentucky Gov.
June 22, 2016
By Michael Hamilton
As of June 22, 2016, 30 states have passed right to try legislation. The states to pass such laws most recently are New Hampshire (June), South Carolina (June), West Virginia (May), Georgia (April), and Idaho (March).
June 15, 2016
By Patrick J. Conlon, Ralph H. Duggins, Theodore V. Wells, Jr, Nina Cortell
On June 15, 2016, attorneys for ExxonMobil filed a “Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief” against Maura Healey, the attorney general of the state of Massachusetts.
June 15, 2016
By 13 State's Attorney's General
In this letter from 13 Republican state Attorney's General they say the attempts by some Democratic state Attorney's General under calling themselves as group, "“AGs United for Clean Power” to police the global warming debate through the power of the
June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council (unsigned)
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June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council (unsigned)
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June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council (unsigned)
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June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council (unsigned)
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June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council
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June 1, 2016
By American Legislative Exchange Council (unsigned)
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