Robert McNamara is an attorney specializing in private property rights, free speech, and economic liberty in both state and federal courts with the Institute for Justice in Arlington, Virginia. The Institute is litigating on behalf of tenants and landlords in Red Wing, Minnesota, who face the city's mandatory rental inspection law. Without requiring "probably cause" or search warrants, the law authorizes searches of every part of a building, including occupied homes and private storage spaces. The Institute is seeking to have the law declared unconstitutional as an invasion of privacy. Mr. McNamara received his law degree from New York University School of Law. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty, a scholar publication dedicated to critical examination of classical liberal ideas. He also possesses a degree in Communications and Political Science from Boston University. The Institute for Justice is a public interest law firm that advances a rule of law under which individuals can control their destinies as free and responsible members of society.