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Occasionally the Institute for Justice produces reports, articles and papers designed to advance liberty interests on a specific issue.
Printed versions of many of these publications are also available in our online store.


The Power of One Entrepreneur - Dennis Ballen
By Booker Stallworth
July 2010

The Power of One Entrepreneur - Kim Powers Bridges
By Michael Burgin
July 2010

The Power of One Entrepreneur - Hector Ricketts
By Robert Heisler
July 2010

The Power of One Entrepreneur - Thane Hayhurst
By Paul K. Harral
July 2010


Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture
By Marian R. Williams, Ph.D.
Jefferson E. Holcomb, Ph.D.
Tomislav V. Kovandzic, Ph.D.
Scott Bullock
March 2010

 Asset Forfeiture Study

      Bureaucratic Barbed Wire: How Occupational Licensing Fences Out Texas Entrepreneurs
By Wesley Hottot
October 2009

      The Power of One Entrepreneur
By Dick M. Carpenter II PhD and John K. Ross
October 2009

      Building Empires, Destroying Homes: Eminent Domain in New York
October 2009

THE DIRTY DOZEN: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom
Written and produced by the Center of the American Experiment
September 2009

      Regulatory Field: Burdensome Laws StrikeOut Chicago Entrepreneurs
By Elizabeth Milnikel and Emily Satterthwaite
May 2009

Designed to Exclude: How Interior Design Insiders Use Government Power to Exclude Minorities & Burden Consumers By David E. Harrington & Jaret Treber
Kenyon College
February 2009


They Want to Erase Us Out:  The Faces of Eminent Domain in Texas  

Designed to Mislead:  How Industry Insiders Mislead the Public About the Need for Interior Design Regulation


Doomsday? No Way:
Economic Trends and Post-Kelo Eminent Domain Reform

Campaign Finance Red Tape:
Strangling Free Speech & Political Debate

Victimizing the Vulnerable
The Demographics of Eminent Domain Abuse

School Choice and State Constitutions:
A Guide to Designing School Choice Programs

Bulletproofing School Choice: How to Write Sound & Constitutional Legislation To Expand Educational Opportunity

A False Sense of Security: The Potential for Eminent Domain Abuse in Washington
by William R. Maurer

Designing Cartels: How Industry Insiders Cut Out Competition
by Dick M. Carpenter II, Ph.D.

A Dream Deferred: Legal Barriers to African Hairbraiding Nationwide
by Valerie Bayham

Policing and Prosecuting for Profit: Arizona’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws Violate Basic Due Process Protections
by Tim Keller

School Choice And The North Carolina Constitution (download in PDF)
by David Roland

Redevelopment Wrecks: 20 Failed Projects Involving Eminent Domain Abuse

Myths and Realities of Eminent Domain Abuse: In the debate over eminent domain abuse, municipalities and developers often advance myths in defense of the government’s use of this power for private commercial development. response to those myths, the Castle Coalition offers something far more compelling—the truth.
(download in PDF)


Law Review Articles

The Florida Supreme Court vs. School Choice: A "Uniformly" Horrid Decision
by Clark Neily

No Such Thing: Litigating Under the Rational Basis Test
by Clark Neily
NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Volume 1, Number 2, 2005

One Test, Two Standards: The One-and-Off Role of "Plausibility" in Rational Basis Review
by Clark Neily

The Past Should Not Shackle the Present: The Revival of a Legacy of Religious Bigotry by Opponents of School Choice
by Robert William Gall

Judicial Abdication and the Rise of Special Interests
by Steven M. Simpson



50 State Report Card; Tracking Eminent Domain Reform Legislation since Kelo

Disclosure Costs: Unintended Consequences of Campaign Finance Reform
by Dick M. Carpenter II, PhD

Opening the Floodgates: Eminent Domain Abuse in a Post-Kelo World
by Dana Berliner

GEORGIA: Private Choice In Public Programs: How Private Institutions Secure Social Services for Georgians (download in PDF)
by Dick M. Carpenter II, Ph.D.

Georgia School Choice

ARIZONA: Private Choice In Public Programs: How Private Institutions Secure Social Services for Arizonans (download in PDF)
by Dick M. Carpenter II, Ph.D.

Public Power Private Gain - A study of Eminent Domain Abuse
by Dana Berliner

Slaughter-House Cases

State of the Supreme Court 2000: The Justices' Record on Individual Liberties (download in PDF)

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



Dreher and Echeverria: Disinformation & Errors on Eminent Domain A Response to Kelo’s Unanswered Questions (download in PDF)

Fatally Flawed: A Critique of Fixing the Milwaukee Public Schools: The Limits of Parent-Driven Reform (download in PDF)

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