More on Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement


Inmate’s Death Leaves Lessons for U.S. “Justice” System

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. February 3, 2016.

Dying in Prison for Love of Family

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. January 27, 2016.

A Slow, Lonely Death in Prison

By Nat Hentoff and Nick Hentoff. January 20, 2016.

Cato Studies

Watching the Watchmen: Best Practices for Police Body Cameras

By Matthew Feeney. Policy Analysis No. 782. October 27, 2015.

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.


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

Stamps v. Town of Framingham

By Matthew R. Segal, Adriana Lafaille, Ilya Shapiro, & Trevor Burrus. Legal Briefs. September 29, 2015.

Kane v. Lewis

By Adam K. Doerr, Erik R. Zimmerman, Ilya Shapiro, & Randal John Meyer. Legal Briefs. September 14, 2015.

United States v. Chaker

By Robert A. Arcamona, Patrick J. Carmone, David Loy, & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. September 4, 2015.

Cato Reviews & Journals


Policing in America

Featuring Trevor Burrus, Jonathan Blanks, Emily Ekins, Adam Bates, & Matthew Feeney. December 1, 2015. Conference.

Does the American Criminal Justice System Need an Overhaul?

Featuring Tim Lynch. November 16, 2015. Debate.

#CatoConnects: Prospects for Criminal Justice Reform

Featuring Adam Bates and Caleb O. Brown. November 9, 2015. Cato Connects.