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Adam Shelton is a Staff Attorney at the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation. 

Prior to joining Goldwater, Adam was a fellow with the Institute for Justice’s Center for Judicial Engagement and its Project on Immunity and Accountability. While there, he authored multiple amicus briefs filed in state and federal courts, and wrote frequently about the role judges should play in enforcing the U.S. Constitution. 

A native of California, Adam earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and American history from Arizona State University, and his J.D. from the Arizona State University College of Law. Immediately following law school, where he interned with the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies and the Arizona Governor’s Regulatory Review Council, Adam spent a year as a law clerk with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. 

Adam is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C., and currently resides in Gilbert, Arizona.

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