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Jim Caruso

Flying Dog Brewery

Jim Caruso is general partner and CEO of Flying Dog Brewery, a craft brewery with distribution across the U.S. as well as Europe, Russia, and Asia. JIm has been a lifelong defender of the First Amendment, and he founded the 1st Amendment Society with the damages awarded to Flying Dog after it successfully sued the state of Michigan in federal court for violating its First Amendment rights. Jim earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Missouri as well as a degree in brewing science from the World Brewing Academy. He serves on various local boards and regularly speaks about freedom of expression and free enterprise on college campuses and at liberty movement events.