New York Man Loses $128,000 To Police Without Being Charged With A Crime

US | Anders Hagstrom
Stacks of confiscated counterfeit U.S. dollar bills in Lima October 14, 2015. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

‘It comes from illegal activities’

EXCLUSIVE: How A $92k Traffic Stop Could Mean The End Of The Road For Wyoming's Attorney General

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
U.S. Bureau Of Engraving And Printing Oversees Dollar Bill Production Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

‘Our government is not transparent’

Police In These States Have The Most Freedom To Take And Keep Your Property

US | Anders Hagstrom
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘United States v. Approximately 64,695 Pounds of Shark Fins’

Sessions Makes It Easier For Cops To Seize Property

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers opening remarks at the Justice Department's 2017 Hate Crimes Summit in Washington, U.S., June 29, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘DOJ seems determined to lose in court’

Hostility To Asset Forfeiture Growing On Supreme Court

US | Kevin Daley
A figure of a child holding an open book decorates a flagpole at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Justices look to reign in abusive practices

IRS, Border Patrol Sued For Records Of Forfeited Cars, Cash And Property

Politics | Kathryn Watson
U.S. Bureau Of Engraving And Printing Oversees Dollar Bill Production Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

‘The public ought to know how forfeiture is being used’

IRS Giving Back Big Money It Took For No Reason

| Kevin Daley
Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The IRS reimbursed a Maryland dairy farmer for thousands of dollars wrongly seized under civil forfeiture laws on Wednesday.

Could H&R Block Be Behind A Tax Bill That Would Harm Competitors?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Businessman bribe putting money in suit jacket pocket, concept for corruption, bribing

‘Big companies like H&R Block can easily absorb the additional costs imposed by new regulations’

What Congress Can Learn From Lawsuits Defending African Hair Braiders

Opinion | Shoshana Weissmann

It’s hard to get people worked up about regulations — here’s how.

Food Trucks Actually Safer Than Restaurants, Study Finds

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘Limiting food trucks does not improve public health’

Arizona vet board's war on horse massagers

Opinion | Tim Keller

Occupational licensing agency squashes small business owners with outrageous requirements

Lone rangers beset by government bullies, unite!

Opinion | Christina Walsh

Across the nation, eminent domain and licensing laws are used to crowd out competition or serve powerful interests.

Empowering our medical entrepreneurs: A simple plan to save lives

Opinion | Darpana M. Sheth

Forcing medical entrepreneurs to get government permission before they can offer lifesaving diagnostic services isn’t just wrong, it’s unconstitutional.

Legal victory means bone marrow donors may be compensated

Opinion | Jeff Rowes & Bob McNamara

The National Organ Transplant Act, which criminalizes organ sales, no longer applies to bone marrow.

IRS sued by group for 'unlawful power grab' over tax preparers - TheDC

Politics | Alex Pappas

Institute for Justice: ‘These regulations are typical government protectionism’

Eyebrow threaders challenge Arizona's cosmetology cartel

Feature:Opinion | Thomas Grier

The Institute for Justice is suing the state of Arizona on behalf of oppressed eyebrow threaders.

Today, we begin our fight for the food vendors

Opinion | Matt Miller

The Institute for Justice is launching a nationwide effort to defend the right of street vendors to earn an honest living.

IJ goes to court today to unleash free speech

Feature:Opinion | Rob Frommer

Does the First Amendment let the government play art critic?

Pardon me Governor Christie - TheDC

US | Amanda Carey

Fate of man sentenced to 7 years in prison for possessing his own guns may now rest with NJ governor