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Constitutional Rights
Contracting Around the Constitution?

The Goldwater Institute filed a brief in the Arizona Supreme Court last week urging the justices to review a case..

West Virginia Supreme Court Upholds Educational Freedom for Mountain State Families

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals last week issued an opinion upholding the constitutionality of the state’s Hope Scholarship..

Constitutional Rights
A Matter of Life or Death: SCOTUS Should Strike Down ICWA’s Race-Based Burdens

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday (Nov. 9) in a case that could spell life or death for countless Native..

Constitutional Rights
What Should a Post-ICWA America Look Like?

The Supreme Court is poised to strike down parts of a race-based law that deprives Native American kids of legal..

Constitutional Rights
Can Arizonans Sue to Prevent the Government from Harming Them?

The Goldwater Institute filed a brief in the Arizona Supreme Court yesterday urging the justices to review the question of..

Limited Government
How ‘Freedom’s Furies’ Helped Save American Individualism

This piece is based on Sandefur’s new book “Freedom’s Furies: How Isabel Paterson, Rose Wilder Lane, and Ayn Rand Found..

Constitutional Rights
Supreme Court Must Close the Chapter on Discrimination Against Native American Children

When Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in 1978, it aimed to put an end to racist government..

Constitutional Rights
The Color Line Is Hurting America’s Most At-Risk Children—and the Supreme Court Can Stop It

Much more than constitutional law will be on the line next week when the Supreme Court hears arguments in Brackeen v...

Opposed to Government Taking Your Property Rights Away? Better Stay Quiet!

Don’t want the government to take away your property rights? You’d better keep quiet—in California, anyway. That’s because of a..

Jobs & Economy
City of Phoenix Says: If You Don’t Like Homeless Encampments, Vote Us Out

Last Thursday, lawyers for a group of Phoenix business owners argued their case against the city of Phoenix for maintaining..

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