James T. Knight II

James T. Knight II is a Law & Liberty Fellow at the Institute for Justice.  Before coming to IJ, James was a legal associate in the Cato Institute’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies.

James earned his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2019.  At Georgetown he was a senior article editor on the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy and a Bradley Fellow with the Georgetown Center for the Constitution.  During law school, James interned at the D.C. Superior Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the Cato Institute.

James graduated, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in political science and philosophy from Fordham University in 2016, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and treasurer of the Debate Society.  He is originally from New Hampshire.

James is licensed in the District of Columbia.

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