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Constitutional Rights
U.S. Supreme Court Says ‘No’ to the Administrative State

We’ve long warned that one of the greatest threats to American constitutional government is the expansion of the “administrative state”—that..

Constitutional Rights
What Can We Learn from Frederick Douglass’ Pictures?

I recently sat down with The Federalist Society to record a podcast about an interesting aspect of Frederick Douglass’ life:..

Constitutional Rights
Supreme Court Upholds Self-Defense Rights Against the ‘Permission Society’

The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed with the Goldwater Institute and struck down a New York law that restricted the..

Constitutional Rights
Goldwater Urges Supreme Court to Review Tribal Court Power in ICWA Cases

The Goldwater Institute today filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asking the justices to review a Minnesota case..

Constitutional Rights
Juneteenth Celebrates Spirit of Americans Dedicated to Securing Promise of Freedom

Juneteenth is more than a celebration of freedom. It’s a celebration of one of mankind’s greatest triumphs: the war against..

Constitutional Rights
Goldwater Defends Indian Children in U.S. Supreme Court

Our Constitution guarantees every American’s right to the equal protection of the laws. But Native American children—who already face greater..

Arizona Ed. Department Reverses Course After Goldwater Demands It Follow the Law

Days after the Goldwater Institute demanded the Arizona Department of Education comply with state law and stop taking away families’..

Constitutional Rights
Taxpayer Victory! AZ Supreme Court Denies Pro-Tax Forces’ Challenge to Goldwater’s Flat Tax

The Arizona Supreme Court today delivered a big victory for taxpayers with a brief decision that blocks efforts by pro-tax..

Limited Government
Arizonans Should Be Free to Defend Their Freedom in Court—Without Jumping Through Bureaucratic Hoops

The Goldwater Institute filed a brief in the Arizona Supreme Court today in engineer Greg Mills’ lawsuit against state bureaucrats who—he argues—have..

Jobs & Economy
By Rejecting a Record Tax Increase, Arizona Chooses a Better Path

Earlier this month, a trial-court judge in Phoenix drove a stake through Arizona’s largest tax increase: Proposition 208. The decision brought..

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