The Institute for Justice has been called "a merry band of libertarian litigators." But their work is stone-cold serious. The institute has two cases up before the Supreme Court: one challenging barriers to the interstate shipment of wines to consumers; and the other an assault on eminent domain power. And though the goal is economic liberty, their preferred clients are not corporations, but rather "little guys against evil villains," says president and general counsel Chip Mellor III.
The American Lawyer
January 27, 2005