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26 Libertarian Organizations: Legal


This article is from the Libertarian FAQ, by Joe Dehn jwd3@dehnbase.fidonet.org, Robert Bickford rab.AT.daft.com, Mike Huben mhuben@world.std.com and Advocates for Self-Government http://www.self-gov.org/ with numerous contributions by others.

26 Libertarian Organizations: Legal

Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies
1015 18th Street, NW, Suite 425
Washington, DC 20036
Web Page: http://www.fed-soc.org/index.htm
Promotes the principles of limited government and a limited
judiciary within the legal community. Describes itself as "a
group of conservatives and libertarians" so be forwarned.

Forfeiture Endangers American Rights
PO Box 33985
Washington, DC 20033-3985
888-FEAR-001 (888-332-7001)
Email: tomgordon.AT.fear.org
Web Page: http://www.fear.org/
Fights against asset forfeiture; educates public on abuses of
civil asset forfeiture laws in various cases (drug and others).
Fights "to restore due process and protect the property rights
of innocent people". Note that only 8 of the 200 federal
offenses for which forfeiture applies are drug offenses!

Fully Informed Jury Association
PO Box 59
Helmville, MT 59843
Web Page: http://www.fija.org/
"FIJA is a non-profit educational association whose mission is
to inform all Americans about their rights, powers and
responsibilties when serving as trial jurors. FIJA also seeks
to restore the political function of the jury as the final
check and balance on the American system of government. It is
supported by tax-deductible contributions and foundation
grants." Newsletter: FIJA Activist

Help Abolish Legal Tyranny (HALT)
1612 K Street, NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
Email: halt.AT.halt.org
Web Page: http://www.halt.org/
"...dedicated to the principle that all Americans should be
able to handle their legal affairs simply, affordably and
equitably." Works to prevent and redress legal abuses by
lawyers. Founded 1976.

Institute for Justice
1717 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Web Page: http://www.ij.org/
Advocates economic liberty, educational choice, and private
property rights as three of the most powerful forces for
positive change in the inner city. "Founded in 1991, the
Institute for Justice is what a civil liberties law firm should
be. As our nation's only libertarian public interest law firm,
we pursue cutting-edge litigation in the courts of law and in
the court of public opinion on behalf of individuals whose most
basic rights are denied by the State -- rights like economic
liberty, private property rights, and the right to free speech,
not only on paper but also on the Internet."

Libertarian Law Council
c/o Manuel S. Klausner, Chairman
One Bunker Hill Building, Suite 800
601 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Email: MKlaus.AT.aol.com
[unable to verify 1999.09.08]
(No more information at present time.)

Pacific Legal Foundation
10360 Old Placerville Road, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95827
E-mail plf@pacificlegal.org
Web Page: http://www.pacificlegal.org/
"Pacific Legal Foundation was established to provide an
effective voice in the courts for mainstream thinking -- a
voice that speaks for less government and the preservation of
free enterprise, private property rights and individual
liberties." Founded 1973.


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