Clint Bolick

Former Vice President for Litigation

Clint Bolick served as the Goldwater Institute’s Vice President for Litigation. He is now an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arizona.

Media Coverage

Nevada recently became the fifth state to enact the nation’s most systemic K-12 funding reform: education savings accounts. ESAs allow parents to pull their children out of public schools and put the allotted tax dollars toward an education they prefer. This makes the phrase “school choice” a reality. Unlike ...

Published December 12, 2014

Author Clint Bolick

The death sentence could be swift and absolute: If Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way, New York’s horse-drawn carriage industry, after more than 150 years of thriving existence, will cease to exist on May 31, 2016. If the Council enacts the mayor’s bill, on that day, 350 ...

Published April 20, 2014

Author Clint Bolick

If Mayor de Blasio prevails in his campaign to destroy New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, he'd better get his lawyers ready. Although cities have wide latitude to regulate businesses, they need a very good reason to ban them. Horse-drawn carriages already are heavily regulated. Given the industry ...

Documents & Reports

Equal Protection for Indian Children

Published March 3, 2014

Author Clint Bolick

As part of its efforts to boost educational opportunities for disadvantaged children, last year Louisiana enacted the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program. The statewide program provides tuition vouchers to children from families with incomes below 250% of the poverty line whose children otherwise would attend public schools that the ...

Published August 16, 2012

Author Clint Bolick

The first state to adopt a Health Care Freedom Act was Arizona, whose voters approved it as an amendment to their Constitution in 2010.  Different versions contain varying language, but the core provision is the same: no governmental entity shall coerce, directly or indirectly, any individual to participate in a ...

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