More on Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

Commentary

How Our Government Tricks Us into Being Its Careless Spies

By Nat Hentoff. Cato.org. December 10, 2014.

How States Can Fix the Police

By Trevor Burrus. Forbes.com. December 9, 2014.

Eric Garner Could Spark American Spring

By David Boaz. USA Today. December 5, 2014.

Cato Studies

Clicking on Heaven’s Door: The Effect of Immigrant Legalization on Crime

By Paolo Pinotti. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 8. August 20, 2014.

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.

Articles

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

Elonis v. United States

By Stephen R. Shapiro, Brian M. Hauss, Lee Rowland, Jack M. Balkin, Emma Llanso & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. August 22, 2014.

Cannon v. United States

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus and Julio Colomba. Legal Briefs. August 21, 2014.

Yates v. United States

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

Cato Reviews & Journals

Introduction

Ilya Shapiro. Supreme Court Review. 2013-2014.

The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Radley Balko. Cato's Letter. Fall 2013.

Introduction

Ilya Shapiro. Supreme Court Review. 2012-2013.

Events

Do American Police Departments Need Military Weapons from the Pentagon?

Featuring David B. Kopel, Mark Lomax, Cheye Calvo & Tim Lynch. September 12, 2014. Policy Forum.

Lessons from Ferguson

Featuring Tim Lynch. September 10, 2014. Policy Forum.

The Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri

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