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Institute for Justice
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An unfortunate mix-up on an Amtrak train led to the bizarre spectacle of the federal government filing a lawsuit against “a pile of cash”—specifically, $17,900 that federal agents decided to seize.
An unfortunate mixup on an Amtrak train led to the bizarre spectacle

Federal Government Sues “Pile of Cash”

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Steve Jones
Lorraine Ann Fisher
Jacob Campbell
Institute for Justice
Institute for Justice
06/21/2017 at 14:10. Facebook
Dan Smith
Gary Parker
Rick Carne
Institute for Justice
Institute for Justice
06/19/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
Iowa makes it a crime for doctors to open up a new outpatient surgery center without obtaining special permission known as a “certificate of need.” Dr. Lee Birchansky, an ophthalmologist from Cedar Rapids, has a brand new medical center ready to go, but the government won't let him open its doors.
John Gula
Matt Kressin
Kenneth Artz
Institute for Justice
Institute for Justice
06/19/2017 at 00:20. Facebook
California has so many job licenses that when a bipartisan commission began researching the issue, “no one could give the commission a list of all the licensed occupations in California.”
California has so many job licenses that when a bipartisan commission began

Corporate ‘bottleneckers’ are rigging the system against consumers

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Kimber Lee Mastatoulo
Jane Williams Haddox
Lynda Galligan
Estelle Edwards
Mack Smith
Michelle McLeod
NEW CASE LAUNCH: We’re suing Iowa over its law that makes it a crime for doctors to open up a new outpatient surgery center without getting a government permission slip to compete.

27 other states have similar laws, which only increase healthcare costs and limits medical care while lining the pockets of established medical businesses.
NEW CASE LAUNCH Were suing Iowa over its law that makes it

CON Job: How a Little Known Law Prevents Access to Healthcare

https://ij.org/case/iowa-certificate-need/

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Estelle Edwards
Charlotte Beecher
Kyle Hampton
Great news from New Hampshire: Braiders no longer have to get a license to work!

Previously, braiding hair without a license was actually a crime, punishable by up to one year in jail.
Great news from New Hampshire: Braiders no longer have to get a license to work

New Hampshire Repeals Licenses, Criminal Penalties For African-Style Hair Braiders

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Robert Lee Thomas
Marc W. Semones
Felton Lichterbochs
BREAKING: Colorado's governor just signed a major civil forfeiture reform!

Colorado now leads the nation for transparency, while the new law also closes the "equitable sharing" loophole.
BREAKING: Colorado's governor just signed a major civil forfeiture reform

Colorado Now Leads the Nation for Seizure and Forfeiture Transparency

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Terry Shattuck
Stephen Holben
Rockford Lindgren
Check out this Leading Liberty podcast with John Kramer, IJ's VP of Communications, on how to win in the court of public opinion!
Check out this Leading Liberty podcast with John Kramer IJs VP of

Mastering Public Relations for Liberty with the Institute for Justice’s John Kramer

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Javier Antonio Quinones-Ortiz
Storytelling isn’t just for bedtime!

When you’re running a small business, your personal story can be an integral part of your brand. It can make you relatable to customers and help differentiate you from your competition. In this workshop, we’ll help you identify the mission of your business, develop talking points that you can also use to train employees and business partners, and practice...
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Storytelling isnt just for bedtime When youre running a small business your

The Business of Storytelling

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Michael Davé
Patrick Keller
Jeffrey Perren
Good news! After a public outcry, this Alabama town won't require teens to get a license to work!

The town made headlines after local landscapers yelled at a teenage girl for mowing lawns without a $110 business license.
Good news After a public outcry this Alabama town wont require teens

Alabama Town Mows Down Licensing Regulations for Teens

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Peter Leeflang
Kimber Lee Mastatoulo
Dennis Cline
Colorado agencies have made almost 1,000 cash seizures without filing criminal charges or obtaining search warrants.

But now Colorado could be the next state to close a loophole that's let police keep millions in forfeiture money.
Colorado agencies have made almost 1000 cash seizures without filing criminal charges

Colorado Takes On 'Highway Robbery' (By Police)

forbes.com
Chuck Schmidt
Gary Parker
Dean Francis
Over 225 editorials endorse reforming—or abolishing—civil forfeiture.
Over 225 editorials endorse reforming—or abolishing—civil forfeiture

225 Editorials Call For Civil Forfeiture Reform

ij.org
Stan Lawson
Jeff Howard
Gary Parker
Lynda Galligan
Bob Talley
We scored a first-round victory in our Oregon free speech case!

While our lawsuit is ongoing, a federal judge will allow IJ client Mats Järlström to discuss traffic lights without having to get a professional engineering license.
We scored a firstround victory in our Oregon free speech case

Temporary Reprieve: Oregon Allows Traffic Light Talk While Lawsuit Proceeds

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Marlin Harrison Mackley
Duddley Dewright
Steve Andrews
Good news! An innocent grandmother won a major civil forfeiture case at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court!

Her home and her car were confiscated because her son sold less than $200 worth of marijuana.
Good news An innocent grandmother won a major civil forfeiture case at

Grandmother Who Lost Her Home Because Her Son Sold Marijuana Wins At Pennsylvania Supreme Court

forbes.com
Don Jordan
Tim Ratliff
Stephen Terra
We just won our school choice case in Montana!
We just won our school choice case in Montana

Victory for School Choice in Montana

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Rochelle Voyles
Bryan J. Maloney
Good news! Tennessee just passed a law that closes a loophole for eminent domain abuse!
Good news Tennessee just passed a law that closes a loophole for eminent domain abuse

Tennessee Stands Up for Property Rights

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David Seal
Lee McGrath
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Ever wonder what led IJ President Scott Bullock to his 25 years at IJ? Check out today’s Cross feature that shares some personal reflections from IJ’s top dog, reviews our work curbing eminent domain abuse, and looks ahead to future IJ cases.
Ever wonder what led IJ President Scott Bullock to his 25 years

IJ’s Scott Bullock, So They Can’t Take Your Home

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Gary Parker
Marucha Chan