STUDY — No Place for A Child: Direct File of Juveniles Comes at a High Cost; Time to Fix Statutes

Posted 02/11/2016

No Place for A Child: Direct File of Juveniles Comes at a High Cost; Time to Fix Statutes Authors Deborrah Brodsky, Director & Cyrus O’Brien, Researcher The Florida State University Project on Accountable Justice Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy The James Madison Institute Read the full study as a PDF here At the turn of …

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Reaching the Next Generation: One College Campus at a Time

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Step onto a college campus. What do you see? Banners supporting a college football team. Historic buildings, each namesake precious to the university’s …

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O Canada? Canada’s Innovative Approach to Regulations on Small Businesses

Posted 02/03/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. The success of small businesses reflects the persistence of the entrepreneurial spirit in the United States. It is truly extraordinary, especially given the …

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Milton Friedman’s “Mistake”: One Idea that Could Catalyze a Nation

Posted 02/02/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. If there’s one viewpoint that Americans all across the political spectrum share nowadays despite the pervasive polarization on most issues, it’s that the …

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Civil Forfeiture: Florida’s Embarrassing Failure to Protect Property Rights

Posted 02/02/2016

The following is an excerpt from The James Madison Institute’s publication, The Journal. Download the full article here. To read the rest of the Winter 2016 edition of The James Madison Institute’s Journal, visit here. Floridians consider property rights to be sacrosanct. Indeed, our state constitution extends further than most by expressly declaring the rights to “acquire, …

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STUDY: Solar Carve Outs in the Sunshine State — Putting Cronyism in the Florida Constitution

Posted 12/16/2015

Solar Carve Outs in the Sunshine State Putting Cronyism in the Florida Constitution By James Taylor Senior Fellow for Environment Policy, The Heartland Institute Senior Fellow, The James Madison Institute Download the study here Over the next 12 months, a battle will be waged in the Sunshine State — over the sunshine itself. Voters in …

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Celebrate the Madisons’ 221st Anniversary with These 3 Infographics!

Posted 09/14/2015

James and Dolley Madison were married on September 15, 1794. Celebrate their 221st anniversary by reading and sharing our infographics on the incredible couple! Access the infographics PDF packet here.  

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Sunshine State News — Tort Reform: When Elections Should Have Consequences

Posted 03/23/2015

Sunshine State News “Tort Reform: When Elections Should Have Consequences” March 23, 2015 By Nancy Smith At any time during a Florida legislative session, trial attorneys in the Capitol are like pollen in a field of ragweed. They’re everywhere. Walk anywhere, you’re infected. But this is the week it gets worse. Starting Tuesday, a quartet …

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“Floridians Demand the Freedom to Innovate” — Spring Journal 2015

Posted 03/17/2015

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“A Lottery Called Amendment 1″ — Spring Journal 2015

Posted 03/17/2015

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