Mr. William H. Mellor

Posted in: Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism, Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial, State & Municipal Services/Privatization

President & General Counsel , Institute for Justice
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington DC
Work Fax: (202) 955-1329
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Co-founded Institute for Justice in 1991 to engage in constitutional litigation protecting individual liberty and challenging the regulatory welfare state and to advance a rule of law under which individuals control their destinies as free and responsible members of society.

Academic Background

B.A.: Ohio State University (Education).
J.D.: University of Denver.

Publications or Presentations

Views and writings have appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, National Law Journal, Reason and Investor's Business Daily. Appearances on CBS Evening News, CNN, Today and numerous other shows.

Issue Specialities

Competition, entrepreneurship, preferences, eminent domain, welfare, constitutional rights, racial classifications, regulatory barriers, regulations, individual liberty, school choice, private scholarship funds, empowerment, property rights, takings.

Calvert Index

State & Municipal Services/Privatization
Education/School Choice/Multiculturalism
Employment/Labor Law/Racial Preferences