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IJ By the Numbers

4 Litigation Pillars

  • Economic Liberty
  • Property Rights
  • School Choice
  • Free Speech


  • 80% from individuals
  • 20% from foundations

IJ litigated 5 U.S. Supreme Court cases since 2002, including 4 victories

IJ is currently litigating 43 cases in 26 states and Washington, D.C.

7 offices

100 employees, including 44 attorneys



1080 Partners giving $1,000 or more each year

Over 8,000 individual donors

= 25 donors

$22 million budget in FY17

FY16 Budget Breakdown

79%: Programs
14%: Administration
7%: Development

91 legislative reforms secured

48 national awards for communications


Success Rate

Through litigation and legislation

IJ strategic research cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and in 192 articles in scholarly, law, and policy publications.

64 eminent domain projects and blight designations defeated by IJ activism.

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