More on Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement


Government’s Ultimate Power: Executing Americans, with Atrocities

By Nat Hentoff. July 30, 2014.

It’s Time States Were Transparent about Lethal Injection Drugs

By Trevor Burrus. US News and World Report Online. July 28, 2014.

Suddenly More Americanized Supreme Court Has Long Way Ahead to Do More

By Nat Hentoff. July 2, 2014.

Cato Studies

Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens

By Clayton E. Cramer and David Burnett. White Paper. February 2, 2012.

Reforming Indigent Defense: How Free Market Principles Can Help to Fix a Broken System

By Stephen J. Schulhofer and David Friedman. Policy Analysis No. 666. September 1, 2010.

Immigrants and Crime: Perception vs. Reality

By Stuart Anderson. Immigration Reform Bulletin No. 3. June 28, 2010.


Don’t Retreat on “Stand Your Ground” Laws

Ilya Shapiro. America's First Freedom. January 2014.

Forfeiting Reason

Roger Pilon. Criminal Law and Procedure News. Vol. 1. No. 2. Spring 1997.

Criminal Remedies: Restitution, Punishment, or Both?

Roger Pilon. Ethics: An International Journal of Social., Political., and Legal Philosophy. Vol. 88. No. 4. July 1978.

Public Filings

Yates v. United States

By Bradley J. Bondi, Joseph J. Bial, Lex Urban, Christopher Jones, Ilya Shapiro & Trevor Burrus. Legal Briefs. July 7, 2014.

Jones v. United States

By Justin Sadowsky, Paul Heylman, Matthew Antonelli & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. June 26, 2014.

Heien v. North Carolina

By Noah A. Levine, Jonathan D. Hacker, Jamie S. Dycus, Stephen R. Shapiro, Ilya Shapiro & Gabriel Latner. Legal Briefs. June 16, 2014.

Cato Reviews & Journals

The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Radley Balko. Cato's Letter. Fall 2013.


Ilya Shapiro. Supreme Court Review. 2012-2013.


Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice

Featuring Tim Lynch. July 24, 2014. Book Forum.

DOJ’s “Operation Choke Point”: Illegally Choking Off Legitimate Businesses?

Featuring Mark A. Calabria. July 8, 2014. Policy Forum.

Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens

Featuring Tim Lynch. May 19, 2014. Policy Forum.