November 2001, Volume 10, Number 6

In Sight of the Summit

November 2001 By Clint Bolick The law sometimes moves like a glacier.  It took 58 years of concerted effort to overturn the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson and the dreaded separate-but-equal doctrine in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision. It has taken another 47 years to arrive at the threshold of finally vindicating the…

Attorney Scott Bullock Looks Back on 10 Years of Fighting for Liberty

November 2001 Attorney Scott Bullock Looks Back on 10 Years of Fighting for Liberty By Scott Bullock Working at a place like the Institute for Justice is the very reason why I went to law school.  Of course, IJ did not exist at that time, but I was determined to make a career out of…

Planting Resources for Freedom’s Future

November 2001 Planting Resources for Freedom’s Future By Beth Stevens As 2001 winds down, it’s time to consider end-of-the-year tax planning.  For those who value freedom, incorporating gifts to IJ in your financial planning helps defend liberty on several fronts. First, it gives IJ more resources to wage our battles for economic liberty, school choice,…

The School Choice Team

November 2001 The School Choice Team By Maureen Blum Sometimes we only hear about the quarterback, but it is important to recognize the whole team that runs the plays–both offense and defense–down the field in this long season, securing school choice for more than 4,000 children in Cleveland. Hooray! Let’s hear it for the school…

10th Anniversary Celebration

IJ celebrated 10 years of unique public interest litigation, media relations, training and outreach by gathering benefactors, clients and staff on Florida’s Amelia Island November 1-4.  The joyous occasion offered all who attended a chance to reflect on IJ’s decade of accomplishments and exciting plans for the future.  In the aftermath of September 11, the…

Litigation Update

Mississippi Supreme Court Halts Condemnations The Supreme Court of Mississippi has guaranteed that nothing will happen to property owners fighting the State of Mississippi’s attempt to take their property until it has had a chance to review the constitutionality of the State’s actions.  On September 28, 2001, the Court issued a stay of any further…

The IJ Clinic Helps an Entrepreneur’s Vision Take to the Street

November 2001 The IJ Clinic Helps an Entrepreneur’s Vision Take to the Street By John Stinneford Shawna Spencer is realizing her dream.  For years, she has wanted to translate her love of fashion into a viable business opportunity.  But as a single mother of two working a full-time job, the dream always remained just a…

You Can Help IJ Train The Best and Brightest

November 2001 You Can Help IJ Train The Best and Brightest By Kate McFarland Even though it may seem eons away, the Institute for Justice is already preparing for an exciting and productive summer in 2002.  A big part of summer at IJ is our law student program.  We are now seeking talented law students…

IJ Thanks Its Cornerstone Supporters

IJ presented its Cornerstone Award to Charles and David Koch for their uniquely important role in funding the Institute.  Charles Koch provided the initial seed funding that made it possible to launch the Institute in 1991.  David Koch has been a generous benefactor each year of IJ’s first decade.  We are deeply grateful for their…

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