Post Tagged with: "Institute for Justice"

January 3, 2011 11:56

Three Days Before Christmas, N.J. Town Tells Elderly Minorities: “We’re Kicking You Out”

The Township wants to give the land to Philadelphia developer Keating Urban Partners, which plans to build hundreds of higher-priced townhouses, apartments and a business center.

November 10, 2010 09:42

Institute for Justice

Founded in 1991, the Institute for Justice is what a civil liberties law firm should be. As our nation’s only libertarian public interest law firm, we engage in cutting-edge litigation and advocacy both in the courts of law and in the court of public opinion on behalf of individuals whose most basic rights are denied by the government–like the right to earn an honest living, private property rights, and the right to free speech, especially in the areas of commercial and Internet speech. As Wired magazine said, the Institute for Justice “helps individuals subject to wacky government regulations.”

November 10, 2010 09:28

Major Victory for Citizen Speech: Tenth Circuit Strikes Down Campaign Finance Laws for Grassroots Groups

The ruling is significant not just because it reached the right result, but because it quite rightly rejects what has become the “reform” movement’s primary argument in support of disclosure in ballot-issue campaigns: the so-called “informational interest.”

May 19, 2010 06:33

Confiscating Your Property – legally

This is serious, folks. The police can seize your property if they think it was used in a crime. If you want it back, you must prove it was not used criminally. The burden of proof is on you. This reverses a centuries-old safeguard in Anglo-American law against arbitrary government power.