Scott G. Bullock is a senior attorney at the Institute for Justice, a public interest law firm in Arlington, Virginia. He was lead counsel for Susette Kelo in the eminent domain case Kelo v. City of New London, and made the oral argument before the United States Supreme Court.
Early life and education
Bullock was born in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and grew up outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his B.A. in economics and philosophy from Grove City College.
Institute for Justice
Bullock joined the Institute for Justice at its founding. During his time there, Scott has been involved in a number of cases challenging the use of eminent domain for private development. He was co-counsel in and argued Kelo v. City of New London. He was also co-counsel in the Ohio Supreme Court case Norwood, Ohio v. Horney. For his work in the area of property rights and eminent domain litigation, Bullock awarded in 2002 the top civil rights prize by the state chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Among his work on other constitutional issues, Scott has been involved in First Amendment, civil forfeiture, and commercial speech cases.
Bullock's articles and views on constitutional issues have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, 60 Minutes, ABC Nightly News, National Public Radio, and many other publications and broadcasts.
Bullock's volunteer activities include serving on the board of directors of HR-57  Washington, D.C.-based music and cultural center dedicated to the preservation of jazz and on the board of a national, grass-roots civil forfeiture reform organization.