More on Civil Rights


Journalists Should Worry about Obama, Not Sean Penn

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. January 13, 2016.

ACLU Silence Enables Campus Anti-free Speech Movement

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. December 9, 2015.

How to Rescue Free Speech in American Academia

By Nat Hentoff. November 25, 2015.

Cato Studies

To Confront the Assassin’s Veto, or to Ratify It?

By Robert Corn-Revere. Working Paper No. 36. January 5, 2016.

High on Life? Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide

By D. Mark Anderson, Daniel I. Rees, and Joseph J. Sabia. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 17. January 7, 2015.

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

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


Ending Legalized Piracy: Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Roger Pilon and Trevor Burrus. Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress. 2015.

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.

Public Filings

Cressman v. Thompson

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, and Jayme Weber. Legal Briefs. December 30, 2015.

Akina v. Hawaii

By Noel H. Johnson, Ilya Shapiro, Kaylan L. Phillips, & Joseph A. Vanderhulst. Legal Briefs. December 23, 2015.

Aaron Baker for Gay & Lesbian Services Organization v. Hands On Originals, Inc.

By Eugene Volokh and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. October 29, 2015.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Silver Linings Playbook: “Disparate Impact” and the Fair Housing Act

Roger Clegg. Supreme Court Review. 2014-2015.

A Hijab and a Hunch: Abercrombie and the Limits of Religious Accommodation

Walter Olson. Supreme Court Review. 2014-2015.

The Marriage Equality Cases and Constitutional Theory

William N. Eskridge Jr.. Supreme Court Review. 2014-2015.


The Assassin’s Veto

Featuring Robert Corn-Revere and John Samples. January 7, 2016. Policy Forum.

#CatoConnects: Gay Marriage Legalized Nationwide

Featuring Roger Pilon, Walter Olson, and Caleb O. Brown. June 26, 2015. Cato Connects.

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World

Featuring Ilya Shapiro, Roger Pilon, Tom G. Palmer, Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar, & Ian Vásquez. June 4, 2015. Conference.