About Scott G. Bullock

Scott G. Bullock was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and grew up outside of Pittsburgh, Pa. He earned a B.A. in economics and philosophy from Grove City College and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh Law School. Bullock joined the Institute for Justice, outside of Washington, D.C., in 1991 and is now a senior attorney at the Institute, specializing in litigating property rights, free speech and other constitutional cases involving the protection of individual liberties. Besides arguing the historic case of Kelo v. City of New London, he led the Institute for Justice’s successful campaign against eminent domain abuse in downtown Pittsburgh and spearheaded litigation that saved the land and homes of the Archie family in Canton, Miss., from government seizure. For the latter work he was awarded (2002) the top civil rights prize by the Mississippi chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Articles and views by Bullock have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, 60 Minutes and other publications and broadcasts.