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Clint Bolick and the Goldwater Institute Quietly Transforming the CountryPosted on October 03, 2012 | Type: In the News
While national political campaigns and politicians are regularly featured in the news for their accomplishments on the right, one small state-based think tank is quietly grinding away victory after victory. The Goldwater Institute was already a leading state-based think tank when libertarian lawyer Clint Bolick came on board five years ago to launch a litigation division. Since then, Bolick has greatly expanded the reach of the right-leaning think tank, filing lawsuits against all levels of government to protect taxpayers and businesses from government overreach. Bolick's favorite line, which he says with a grin, is, “I get paid to sue government bureaucrats.”
WSJ: How Public Unions Exploit the Ruse of 'Official Time'Posted on October 01, 2012 | Type: In the News
Imagine thousands of government employees reporting to work each morning at their government offices and then doing no government work. Instead, they work as paid political operatives for powerful government unions.
Audio: Litigating for LibertyPosted on September 28, 2012 | Type: In the News
Our Vice President of Litigation Clint Bolick recently appeared on KKNT's newest radio program Arizona Politics & Culture with Seth Leibsohn and Tom Brown.
Mesa loses - againPosted on September 11, 2012 | Type: In the News
For at least 43 years, personal adornment has been deemed constitutionally protected free speech. It goes back to when the U.S. Supreme Court concluded you could wear a black armband to school to protest the Vietnam War and the principal couldn't stop you.
Arizona Supreme Court in Mesa case: 1st Amendment protects tattoosPosted on September 07, 2012 | Type: In the News
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday that tattooing is a form of free speech with full protection under the U.S. and state constitutions -- the first such decision by any state high court in the country.