More on Civil Rights

Cato Studies

Marriage against the State: Toward a New View of Civil Marriage

By Jason Kuznicki. Policy Analysis No. 671. January 12, 2011.

The Federal Marriage Amendment: Unnecessary, Anti-Federalist, and Anti-Democratic

By Dale Carpenter. Policy Analysis No. 570. June 1, 2006.

Understanding Privacy — and the Real Threats to It

By Jim Harper. Policy Analysis No. 520. August 4, 2004.


The Beginning of the End of the Gay Marriage Debate

Ilya Shapiro. Engage. Vol. 14. No. 1. Summer 2013.

Discrimination, Affirmative Action, and Freedom: Sorting out the Issues

Roger Pilon. American University Law Review. Vol. 75. No. 45. 1996.

On the First Principles of Constitutionalism: Liberty, Then Democracy, Economic and Social Rights

Roger Pilon. The American University Journal of International Law and Policy. Vol. 8. No. 2. Spring 1992.

Public Filings

De Leon v. Perry

By Elizabeth Wydra and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. September 17, 2014.

Baskin v. Bogan, Fujii v. Commissioner of Revenue, and Lee v. Abbott

By Elizabeth Wydra and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. August 6, 2014.

Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

By David B. Rivkin Jr., Mark W. DeLacquil, Andrew M. Grossman & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. August 5, 2014.

Cato Reviews & Journals

The “Long View”: Toward Restoring the Constitution?

Roger Pilon. Supreme Court Review. 2013-2014.

Speech, Subsidies, and Traditions: AID v. AOSI and the First Amendment

Charles W. "Rocky" Rhodes. Supreme Court Review. 2012-2013.

Federalism, Liberty, and Equality in United States v. Windsor

Ernest A. Young and Erin C. Blondel. Supreme Court Review. 2012-2013.


The Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri

Featuring Tim Lynch. August 22, 2014. Special Event.

After the Arguments: What’s Next for Marriage Equality?

Featuring Ilya Shapiro and Walter Olson. April 12, 2013. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Law, Politics, and Same-Sex Marriage

Featuring Ilya Shapiro and Walter Olson. March 27, 2013. Policy Forum.