James Bopp Jr.

General Counsel, James Madison Center for Free Speech

James Bopp, Jr. is an attorney with the law firm of Bopp, Coleson, and Bostrom in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is engaged in the practice of law with emphasis on the biomedical issues of abortion, foregoing and withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment and assisted suicide, on not-for-profit corporate and tax law, and on campaign finance and election law. He has served as a member of several committees including the President's Committee on Mental Retardation, the Congressional Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee and the National Institutes of Health, Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel. In addition, Mr. Bopp is the General Counsel for the James Madison Center for Free Speech.


Education

  • B.A., Indiana University
  • J.D., University Florida College of Law

Publications

Judicial Elections and Speech Restrictions - Podcast
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Podcast
May 9, 2012
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Post-Re-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 09-10-09 featuring James Bopp, Jr.
September 10, 2009
Election Through Litigation - Event Audio/Video
Free Speech and Election Law Practice Group
October 10, 2008
Election Finance and 527s - Event Audio/Video
Free Speech and Election Law Practice Group
October 7, 2008
SCOTUScast 5-1-07 featuring James Bopp, Jr. and Donald J. Simon
Wisconsin Right to Life v. the Federal Election Commission
May 1, 2007
Free Speech and the Christian Coalition Case
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Newsletter - Volume 3, Issue 2, Summer 1999
October 1, 1999
The FEC's Assault on the First Amendment
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 1996
December 1, 1996