The Institute for Justice’s Project on the Fourth Amendment strives to protect one of America’s foundational property rights: The right to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures.
The Institute for Justice’s Project on Immunity and Accountability is devoted to a simple idea: If we the people must follow the law, our government must follow the Constitution. We have a lot of work to do to turn that idea into reality. A web of legal doctrines effectively places government workers above the law by making…
Respecting the right of private property is essential to a just and prosperous society. But government at all levels—local, state and federal—routinely infringe on these rights.
We seek to defend the free flow of information—information that is indispensable to our democratic form of government and to our free enterprise economy.
School choice is simply the idea that all parents, regardless of means, should enjoy the freedom to choose what schools their children attend.
The right to earn a living in the occupation of your choice without unnecessary government interference is at the heart of the American Dream.
A Fresh Start for America’s Workforce The government often denies people a license to work in a particular job because of their criminal convictions—even if the conviction is very old or has nothing to do with the job. As a result, thousands of Americans are not legally allowed to work in the job of their…