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Timothy Sandefur

Principal Attorney, National Litigation Center
(916) 419-7111

Practice areas
Economic Liberty
Eminent Domain

Background
Timothy Sandefur is a Principal Attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation. As the lead attorney in the Foundation's Economic Liberty Project, he works to protect businesses against abusive government regulation, and has won important victories for free enterprise in California, Oregon, Missouri, and other states.

Publications / Achievements
He is the author of three books, Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st Century America (2006), The Right to Earn A Living: Economic Freedom And The Law (2010), and The Conscience of The Constitution: The Declaration of Independence And The Right to Liberty (2013), as well as some 45 scholarly articles on subjects ranging from eminent domain and economic liberty to copyright, evolution and creationism, slavery and the Civil War, and legal issues in Shakespeare and ancient Greek drama. His articles have appeared in National Review, The Claremont Review of Books, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Times, and Regulation, among other places. He is an adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute and a frequent guest on radio and television programs, including John Stossel, The Armstrong and Getty Show, the Jim Lehrer News Hour, and NPR's This American Life.

Education
Sandefur is a graduate of Chapman University School of Law and Hillsdale College.

 

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