Legal Center

The Buckeye Institute's president and CEO, Robert Alt, speaks to a crowd gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Rebecca Friedrichs, who challenged the California Teachers Association over its forced fees for collective bargaining and lobbying. Buckeye's Legal Center submitted an amicus brief in support of Friedrichs.

Sometimes good public policy needs to be protected in the court of law. The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center has the defenders of freedom ready to guard the innocent and uphold the constitution.

Buckeye’s Legal Center lawyers take action by:

  • preventing government overreach in people’s lives and states’ economies
  • defending free speech from those seeking to silence diverse opinions
  • supporting allies of freedom through legal advice and amicus briefs

The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center team monitors the litigation of liberty on the local, state, and federal levels and will go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in freedom’s defense. 


Buckeye Institute secures win in legal battle over early voting

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled in The Buckeye Institute's favor today on Ohio's early voting law. The court reversed a federal judge's decision requiring Ohio to expand its already nation-leading early voting law.

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