IJ Attends World Record-Setting Food Truck Rally

IJ Attends World Record-Setting Food Truck Rally
September 12, 2013
Economic Liberty
Mobile vending entrepreneurs in Florida know how to think big.  Over Labor Day weekend, nearly 100 food trucks from across the Sunshine State drove into Tampa...more

How a Philadelphia Family Lost Their Home to Asset Forfeiture

How a Philadelphia Family Lost Their Home to Asset Forfeiture
September 9, 2013
Property Rights
Under the legal doctrine of civil forfeiture, police can seize property tangentially linked to a crime, even if the property owner herself is innocent. As Isaiah...more

New Bills Would Bring Back California Redevelopment

New Bills Would Bring Back California Redevelopment
September 9, 2013
Property Rights
The California legislature is moving closer to passing two bills that could revive the state’s recently-dissolved redevelopment agencies. These agencies were highly controversial for their...more

Seizing for Sport

Seizing for Sport
August 22, 2013
Property Rights
In less than a week, two capital cities are preparing to use eminent domain to build professional sports stadiums.  Talk about foul play.   The Sacramento city...more

Victory for Property Owners! Harrison Township, New Jersey Votes Unanimously Against Redevelopment "Land Grab"

Victory for Property Owners!  Harrison Township, New Jersey Votes Unanimously Against Redevelopment "Land Grab"
August 20, 2013
Property Rights
A group of property owners, supported by over 150 members of their community, defeated a proposal last night that threatened their homes and businesses with...more

Food Truck Freedom Rolls on in New Orleans

Food Truck Freedom Rolls on in New Orleans
August 8, 2013
Economic Liberty
The New Orleans City Council unanimously approved liberalizing the city’s food truck regulations.  These modernizations represent the first major overhaul of New Orleans’ street vending...more

When the Government Tells You How to Eat

When the Government Tells You How to Eat
August 5, 2013
Economic Liberty
When nanny-state bureaucrats try to tell you what you can eat or how much, it takes fully engaged courts to keep them in line—like the...more

Here for the Long Haul

Here for the Long Haul
August 2, 2013
Economic Liberty
The fill-in-the-blank truck scene is exploding: food trucks, fashion trucks, flower trucks, yarn trucks, library trucks, and even meatsmithing (or butcher) trucks. You name it,...more

San Francisco: Dog-Eat-Dog City

San Francisco: Dog-Eat-Dog City
July 31, 2013
Economic Liberty
Nothing is free in life--not even fresh air with man’s best friend. Starting on July 1, anyone walking more than four dogs in San Francisco will have...more

IJ Briefs Lawmakers on Civil Forfeiture

IJ Briefs Lawmakers on Civil Forfeiture
July 24, 2013
Property Rights
Last week, the Institute for Justice held a legislative briefing on Capitol Hill to inform Congress about civil forfeiture, a legal proceeding where people can...more

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