Documentary Film Focuses on DC Vendors

Documentary Film Focuses on DC Vendors
March 19, 2014
Economic Liberty
The film follows D.C.-based entrepreneurs, Siyon and Coite as they fight for their shot at the American Dream IJ Senior Attorney, Bert Gall, participates in the...more

Restoring a Parent’s Faith in Education

Restoring a Parentâs Faith in Education
March 18, 2014
School Choice
 Cynthia Perry and her daughter Faith Faith Perry is a second grader who lives in Wake Forest, N.C. She has struggled with reading comprehension since kindergarten,...more

Fourth Amendment Neglect in the Hawkeye State

Fourth Amendment Neglect in the Hawkeye State
March 15, 2014
Property Rights
Does the Fourth Amendment apply to renters? The city council of Waterloo, Iowa, doesn’t think so. An expanded rental inspection program, going into effect next...more

Shining a Light on Government Bullies

Shining a Light on Government Bullies
March 15, 2014
First Amendment
  "Do you have a permit for that sign?" Last winter, Deltona, Fla., imposed a fine on Corey Marion’s Happy Tails pet grooming business. What dastardly deed...more

They Got a Ticket to Ride: Milwaukee to Launch Lottery for New Taxi Licenses

They Got a Ticket to Ride: Milwaukee to Launch Lottery for New Taxi Licenses
March 14, 2014
Economic Liberty
 IJ Client Ghaleb Ibrahim For the first time in over 20 years, Milwaukee will be issuing new licenses for taxicab drivers. This victory for economic liberty...more

Alabama to Revive Long-Dead Barber Statute

Alabama to Revive Long-Dead Barber Statute
February 26, 2014
Economic Liberty
Nostalgia for the good ol’ days of economic protectionism has inspired a licensing resurrection in Alabama. The state deregulated barbers over 30 years ago in...more

When Did Bureaucrats Become Art Critics? One Artist’s Fight to Keep His Gallery from Greedy City Planners

When Did Bureaucrats Become Art Critics? One Artistâs Fight to Keep His Gallery from Greedy City Planners
February 2, 2014
Property Rights
The Philadelphia Development Authority (PRA) is seizing Philadelphia artist James Dupree’s beautifully renovated art studio through eminent domain to make way for a parking lot...more

Welcome to Liberty in Action

Welcome to Liberty in Action
January 31, 2014
Liberty in Action Blog
Welcome to Liberty in Action, the Institute for Justice’s activism program. Through our efforts, we have successfully defended over 16,000 properties from eminent domain abuse...more

End Policing for Profit

End Policing for Profit
January 31, 2014
Property Rights
Sign the petition to stop policing for profit! The cops in Bal Harbour, Fla., have been partying with your stuff. The police department there spent $21,000 on an...more

NYPD Seized an Innocent’s Man Cash, Used It to Pad Their Pensions

NYPD Seized an Innocentâs Man Cash, Used It to Pad Their Pensions
January 30, 2014
Property Rights
Without a warrant, the New York Police Department (NYPD) burst into the home of Gerald Bryan in a nighttime raid in March of 2012. Police...more

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