The Dirty Dozen (book)

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The Dirty Dozen is a Cato Institute book, written by Robert A. Levy and William Mellor and released in May 2008, about twelve U.S. Supreme Court decisions that were viewed as greatly undermining individual freedom by expanding the power of government.[1] The book was the subject of many reviews and much press.[citation needed] It was released around the time that Levy gained media attention as the organizer and financier behind District of Columbia v. Heller.

List of cases[edit]

The decisions criticized[2] in the book are:


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  2. ^ "How 'The Dirty Dozen' changed our lives".