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25th Anniversary of the Milwaukee School Choice Program
Join us to welcome school choice legal expert Clint Bolick from the Goldwater Institute. Mr. Bolick, author of Voucher Wars: Waging the Legal Battle Over School Choice (2003), will provide a history on the creation of Wisconsin’s school choice program, a summary of legal challenges to the program and legislative updates on programs in other states.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Available at 11:30 a.m.
Program Begins at 12:00 p.m.
5 East Wilson Street
$15 Federalist Society Member
$20 Non-Federalist Society Member (lunch included) CLE Pending
Please Complete the RSVP Form by Thursday, April 24
Clint Bolick, Goldwater Institute, Vice President for Litigation In a recent profile, the New York Times said that Bolick is “known for his aggressive litigation to defend individual liberties.” He has argued and won cases in the United States Supreme Court, the Arizona Supreme Court, and state and federal courts from coast to coast. He has won landmark precedents defending school choice, freedom of enterprise, and private property rights and challenging corporate subsidies and racial classifications. He is widely considered the nation’s foremost legal expert on school vouchers and tax credits.
Before joining the Goldwater Institute in 2007, Bolick was co-founder of the Institute for Justice and later served as president of the Alliance for School Choice. Bolick helped author the Health Care Freedom Act and the Save Our Secret Ballot amendment, which were added to the Arizona Constitution in 2010 and adopted in several other states. He also has assisted policy activists in several states to establish litigation centers based on the Goldwater Institute model. In 2003, American Lawyer recognized Bolick as one of three lawyers of the year for his successful defense of school choice programs, culminating in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris in the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2009, Legal Times named Bolick one of the “90 Greatest D.C. Lawyers in the Past 30 Years.” Bolick received one of the freedom movement’s most prestigious awards, the Bradley Prize, in 2006 for advancing the values of democratic capitalism. Bolick has authored several books, most recently with Governor Jeb Bush, Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution. Other titles include Death Grip: Loosening the Law’s Stranglehold Over Economic Liberty (2011), David’s Hammer: The Case for an Activist Judiciary (2007), and Voucher Wars: Waging the Legal Battle Over School Choice (2003).