Andrew Wimer

Nevada Families Ask Court to Restore Tax Credits for Scholarships

Legislature passed bill without supermajority required for revenue-raising bills ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Las Vegas, Nev.—As Nevada students return to classrooms this week, some will...

New Lawsuit Challenges Mississippi Labeling Law That Makes Selling “Veggie Burgers” a Crime

Vegan food company Upton's Naturals and the Plant Based Food Association fight for First Amendment right to use terms consumers understand ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR...

New Report: Nation’s Largest Forfeiture Program Fails to Fight Crime

Extensive Decade-Long Study Also Provides Fresh Evidence of 'Policing for Profit' in Federal Equitable Sharing Program ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Va.—A new Institute for...

Savannah Judge Holds Tour-Guide Lawsuit Unconstitutional

Ruling vindicates Savannah guides in long-running free speech battle ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Savannah, Ga.—Does the First Amendment allow cities to make it illegal to...

Judge Gives Preliminary Approval to Philadelphia Forfeiture Class Action Settlement

Starting May 24, 2019, Philadelphians whose property was taken by the city using civil forfeiture can apply for compensation ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE PHILADELPHIA— Philadelphians who...

Dairy Farmer Wins First Round to Say that Skim Milk is Skim Milk

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Harrisburg, Pa.—A federal judge in Pennsylvania denied the Food and Drug Administration’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit about whether additive-free...

U.S. Coastguard Sued for Delegating Power to Private Association

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Va.—Captain Matthew Hight was on the verge of getting his license to pilot commercial vessels on the St. Lawrence...

Charleston Appeals Federal Decision Striking Down Tour Guide

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Charleston, S.C.—Yesterday , attorneys for the City of Charleston appealed an August 2018 federal court ruling that struck down the...

IJ to FDA: Milk Doesn’t Have to Come from Cows to be Called Milk

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Late last week, the Institute for Justice (IJ) filed an official comment with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opposing...

Virginia Couple Scores First Round Victory in First Amendment Fight

Army veteran and wife are suing State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for right to teach job skills ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Arlington, Va....

Virginia Couple Sues to Protect Their First Amendment Right to Teach

ANDREW WIMER, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Richmond, Va.—In Virginia, you can teach anyone anything—except how to earn an honest living. That’s the lesson Jon and Tracy...