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Co-founder, President and General Counsel of the Institute for Justice

William H. "Chip" Mellor (born 31 December 1950) is the chairman of the board of directors for the Institute for Justice and its former founder, President and General Counsel. During his career as the Institute's General Counsel, Mellor pursued constitutional litigation in four areas: economic liberty, property rights, school choice and free speech.

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TheAdvocates.org - William Mellor
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Born

31 Dec 1950, William H. Mellor, in United States

Awards Received

Upd1999 Szasz Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Cause of Civil Liberties, by Center for Independent Thought, Thomas S. Szasz Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Cause of Civil Liberties, 1999
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Associations

Institute for Justice, Founder; President, 1991-2015; Chairman, 2016-present

Web Pages

Advocates for Self-Government - Libertarian Education: William Mellor - Libertarian
Includes picture and biographical profile, as well as a profile of the Institute for Justice
William H. (Chip) Mellor serves as President and General Counsel of the Institute for Justice, which he co-founded. Mellor litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases nationwide protecting economic liberty, property rights and the First Amendment. Among his accomplishments are breaking open Denver’s 50-year-old taxi monopoly, ending the funeral industry's monopoly on casket sales in Tennessee, defending of New Jersey's welfare reform and launching the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago.
Related Topic: Institute for Justice
William H. Mellor - Institute for Justice
Includes photograph, biographical summary, links to cases he litigated, amicus briefs and articles in Liberty & Law (Institute for Justice publication)
William H. (Chip) Mellor serves as chairman and founding general counsel of the Institute for Justice, which he co-founded in 1991. He was IJ’s president and general counsel from 1991 to 2015 ... While Mellor was president, IJ litigated five U.S. Supreme Court cases, winning all but one ... Mellor co-authored with the Cato Institute's Robert Levy The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom, which examines 12 Supreme Court cases that effectively amended the Constitution and profoundly reshaped the role of government in America.
Related Topic: Institute for Justice

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Chip Mellor" as of 27 Oct 2017, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.