Below you will find the organizational leaders whose advocacy, education, research, and litigation are at the forefront of the fight against overcriminalization. We include links to their organizations for the benefit of our readers and as a recognition of their years of work in this field. Their inclusion on this list should not be construed as involvement or endorsement of the OIA project.

The American Bar Association is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students. They focus on setting of academic standards for law schools, and the formulation of model ethical codes related to the legal profession.

The American Legislative Exchange Council is America’s largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism.

The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets, and peace.

The Center for Prosecutor Integrity’s goal is to strengthen prosecutorial ethics, restore the presumption of innocence, and end wrongful convictions.

The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center is the voice of business and free enterprise in the federal and state courts.

The Charles Koch Institute strives to build movements of millions by inspiring and equipping principled social-change entrepreneurs by eliminating injustice of all kinds.

The Due Process Institute strives to honor, preserve, and restore those Constitutional rights intended to protect individuals and organizations against the arbitrary exercise of government power.

FAMM’s goal is to create a more fair and effective justice system that respects our American values of individual accountability and dignity while keeping our communities safe.

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The Federalist Society was founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom, and that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution.

The Heritage Foundation is Building an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society flourish.

The Manhattan Institute’s goal is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility.

NACDL members fight daily for the dignity of the individual and for a fair criminal justice system.

Right on Crime is a national campaign that supports conservative solutions for reducing crime, restoring victims, reforming offenders, and lowering taxpayer costs.

Washington Legal Foundation is a leader in opposing the criminalization of free enterprise and defending the due-process rights of all market actors.