The Institute for Justice regularly records podcasts featuring interviews with IJ clients and attorneys. We discuss the principles we fight for, as we advance a rule of law under which individuals can control their destinies as free and responsible members of society. IJ also publishes an email roundup of the week’s doings in the U.S. Courts of Appeal called Short CircuitSubscribe today.

Bound By Oath

Article VI of the U.S. Constitution requires every judge to be “bound by Oath” to uphold “this Constitution.” But to understand if judges are following that oath, it’s important to ask, “What is in ‘this Constitution’?” Your host John Ross takes a deep dive into the Constitution’s text, history, and characters, and interviews historians, legal scholars, and the real people involved in historic and contemporary cases.

Short Circuit

The Supreme Court decides a few dozen cases every year; federal appellate courts decide thousands. So if you love constitutional law, the circuit courts are where it’s at. Join us as we break down some of the week’s most intriguing appellate decisions with a unique brand of insight, wit, and passion for judicial engagement and the rule of law.

Beyond the Brief

Hear about the cases, issues, and tactics advancing IJ’s fight for freedom—directly from the people on the front lines. Beyond theBrief explores the legal theories, strategies, and methods IJ uses to bring about real world change, expanding individual liberty and ending abuses of government power. Each episode gives listeners an in-depth, inside look at how—and why—we do what we do.

Short Circuit

Short Circuit 320 | Spy Cameras

We revisit an issue that’s really coming into focus: cameras on poles and how they stand up to the Fourth Amendment. Mike Greenberg of IJ […]

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Beyond the Brief

Qualified Immunity Protects the FBI, Your Mayor, and ALL Officials. Not Just Police.

Does qualified immunity actually accomplish what the Supreme Court intended? Kim Norberg and co-host Keith Neely discuss qualified immunity and how it plays out in […]

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Bound By Oath

The Blessings of Quiet Seclusion | Season 3, Ep. 5

On this episode we return to the subject of zoning. With the doors to federal courthouses barred shut, advocates for reforming zoning have turned to […]

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