Timothy Sandefur is Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute where he oversees the Institute’s legal staff, and also holds the Clarence J. & Katherine P. Duncan Chair in Constitutional Government. As a litigator, he has won important victories for economic liberty in California, Kentucky, Missouri, Oregon, and other states. He is the author of five books—Frederick Douglass: Self-Made Man (2018), Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st Century America (second edition, coauthored with Christina Sandefur, 2016), The Permission Society (2016), The Conscience of The Constitution (2014), The Right to Earn A Living: Economic Freedom And The Law (2010) — as well as some dozens of scholarly articles on subjects ranging from eminent domain and economic liberty to antitrust, Indian law, copyright, evolution and creationism, slavery and the Civil War, and legal issues in Shakespeare, ancient Greek drama, and Star Trek. His articles have appeared in Reason, National Review, The Weekly Standard, The Claremont Review of Books, and elsewhere.