Cops Seized $ 17,550 from Driver, Never Charged Him with a Crime

Cops Seized $ 17,550 from Driver, Never Charged Him with a Crime
October 9, 2014
Property Rights
Mandrel Stuart used to own the Smoking Roosters, a barbecue restaurant in Staunton, Va. But one night in August 2012, police pulled him over and...more

Boots on the Ground: One Mayor’s Plan to Destroy a Community Dating Back to World War II

Boots on the Ground: One Mayorâs Plan to Destroy a Community Dating Back to World War II
October 8, 2014
Property Rights
In late September, I packed my megaphone and took the next flight to Indiana to deliver fighting words and reassure property owners that they have...more

New Student Opportunity: The Correspondents Program

New Student Opportunity: The Correspondents Program
October 1, 2014
Liberty in Action Blog
The Institute for Justice’s grassroots activism program, Liberty in Action, is launching a new opportunity for students to get involved in the fight for liberty:...more

Introducing the Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide

Introducing the Entrepreneurâs Survival Guide
September 17, 2014
Economic Liberty
Washington, D.C., is home to one of the best food-truck scenes in the country. But last year the city’s mayor asked the council to approve...more

Police and Prosecutors Seize Over $100K, Then Allegedly Forge a Document So They Can Keep It

Police and Prosecutors Seize Over $100K, Then Allegedly Forge a Document So They Can Keep It
September 11, 2014
Property Rights
When police and prosecutors can seize and keep cash and property without ever charging anyone with a crime, there are bound to be abuses (just...more

Something is Sour in Napa, and It’s not the Grapes

Something is Sour in Napa, and Itâs not the Grapes
August 26, 2014
Economic Liberty
When most people think of California’s Napa County, they imagine the sight of beautiful hillside vineyards and the smell of grapes. For many engaged couples...more

The Buzz About Bees

The Buzz About Bees
August 22, 2014
Property Rights
NOT THE BEES!!!!—At least that’s what some local governments are saying in response to the growing urban beekeeping phenomenon. Just last month, Wisconsin’s Racine County...more

Texas Town Earns 89 Percent of Its Revenue from Fines and Forfeiture

Texas Town Earns 89 Percent of Its Revenue from Fines and Forfeiture
August 21, 2014
Property Rights
You might want to avoid driving through Estelline, Texas. This tiny town (population: 141) on U.S. Route 287 pulled in a staggering 89 percent of its...more

Brookhaven, N.Y. is a Property Rights Black Hole

Brookhaven, N.Y. is a Property Rights Black Hole
August 12, 2014
Property Rights
In the suburban Long Island town of Brookhaven, N.Y., there has developed a Bermuda Triangle of property rights defined by the three corners: warrantless rental...more

A Man’s Home Is His Licensed, Regulated, and Taxed Castle

A Manâs Home Is His Licensed, Regulated, and Taxed Castle
August 11, 2014
Property Rights
If you have ever rented out a room in your home for the weekend to earn a little extra cash and make a new friend,...more

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