Timothy Sandefur

Adjunct Scholar

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. He has litigated important cases involving economic liberty, private property, and other individual rights. He is the author of six books—The Ascent of Jacob Bronowski (2019), 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 Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard,  and elsewhere.

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