More on Law and Economics


Why the Rule of Law Is Vital to the Value of Money

By Steve H. Hanke. South China Morning Post. June 22, 2015.

Increasing Economic Growth Means Shrinking the Size and Scope of Government

By James A. Dorn. December 15, 2014.

Anti-Fraud Legislation in Maryland Could Have Disturbing Side Effects

By Walter Olson. Baltimore Business Journal. June 12, 2014.

Cato Studies

Could Mandatory Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages Harm Consumers?

By Shirley Svorny. Policy Analysis No. 685. October 20, 2011.

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.

Attack of the Utility Monsters: The New Threats to Free Speech

By Jason Kuznicki. Policy Analysis No. 652. November 16, 2009.


High Court Erases Precedent in Chrysler Bankruptcy

Ilya Shapiro. Counsel's Advisory. January 14, 2010.

Constitutionally Troubled: ‘TARP’ and its Delegation of Legislative Power

Robert A. Levy. Legal Opinion Letter. February 26, 2009.

Where is the Case Against FleetBoston Execs in Argentina Headed?

Steve H. Hanke. Latin America Advisor. November 11, 2003.

Public Filings

U.S. Legal Services Group v. Atalese

By Derek T. Ho, Ilya Shapiro, and Luke Wake. Legal Briefs. February 23, 2015.

Century Exploration New Orleans, LLC v. United States

By Bradley A. Benbrook, Stephen M. Duvernay, Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, & Gabriel Latner. Legal Briefs. November 20, 2014.

Liberty Coins, LLC v. Goodman

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, and Gabriel Latner. Legal Briefs. November 6, 2014.

Cato Reviews & Journals

From Basic to Halliburton

M. Todd Henderson and Adam C. Pritchard. Regulation. Winter 2014-2015.

Celestial Anarchy: A Threat to Outer Space Commerce?

Alexander W. Salter and Peter T. Leeson. Cato Journal. Fall 2014.

From Fiat Money to Corporate Welfare

Policy Report. September/October 2014.


The Conservatarian Manifesto

Featuring Trevor Burrus and Ilya Shapiro. July 14, 2015. Book Forum.

Drinks at your Fingertips: Klink & Regulatory Hurdles to Alcohol Delivery

Featuring Matthew Feeney. April 2, 2015. Cato Digital.

A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption

Featuring Mark A. Calabria, Chris Edwards, and John Samples. February 12, 2015. Book Forum.


Sarbanes-Oxley: 10 Years Later

By Mark A. Calabria. October 3, 2012.