Other Publications

Dirty Dozen book

The Institute for Justice produces reports, articles and papers designed to inform public policy and legal debates.


Legal Policy Studies

Reports and commentaries on legal and policy issues by IJ legal experts


Terms of Engagement: How Our Courts Should Enforce the Constitution's Promise of Limited Government  
By Clark Neily
October 2013 

Government Unchecked:The False Problem of "Judicial Activism" and the Need for Judicial Engagement
By Clark Neily and Dick M. Carpenter II
September 2011

The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Ended Freedom
By Robert Levy and William Mellor
May 2008

State of the Supreme Court in 2000: The Justices' Record on Individual Liberties

State of the Supreme Court in 1997: The Justices' Records on Civil and Economic Liberties

Putting the California Civil Rights Initiative in Context



Scholarly, Law Review and Policy Articles

Articles by IJ legal and policy experts


Judicial Abdication and the Rise of Special Interests
Steven M. Simpson
Chapman Law Review, Volume 6, 2003

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms in the States: Ambiguity, False Modesty and (Maybe) Another Win for Originalism
Clark M. Neily III
Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2010

Getting Beyond Guns: Context for Coming Debate over Privileges or Immunities
Clark M. Neily III and Robert McNamara
Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2010


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