CJCL Mission

The public interest is served when individual liberty is revered and safeguarded. Despite constitutional text and historical context protecting individual rights to free speech, assembly, religious exercise, gun ownership, security in persons, houses, papers, and effects, due process, property, and limited government, over time legislatures and other majorities have eroded these protections.

The Bill of Rights sets forth, in the plainest of language, the limits beyond which even legislatures may not go. In the face of shifting majorities and others who might act to deny individual rights, therefore:

It is the mission of the Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation to fully restore the Bill of Rights through precedent-setting litigation.