More on Law and Economics


What the Panama Papers Actually Show

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). April 13, 2016.

Mr. Trump: America’s Economic Problem Is Regulation, Not Trade

By Doug Bandow. American Spectator (Online). April 4, 2016.

Will a “Socialist” Government Make Us Freer?

By Jason Kuznicki. Foundation for Economic Education. February 22, 2016.

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

United States ex rel. Harman v. Trinity Industries, Inc.

By William R. Peterson and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. March 28, 2016.

Bank of N.Y. Mellon Corp. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

By Scott P. Martin, Kathryn Comerford Todd, Warren Postman, & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. December 3, 2015.

Sensational Smiles, LLC v. Mullen

By Timothy Sandefur, Anastasia P. Boden, Ilya Shapiro, & Trevor Burrus. Legal Briefs. November 17, 2015.

Cato Reviews & Journals

When Law and Economics Was a Dangerous Subject

Nicola Giocoli. Regulation. Winter 2015-2016.

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.


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.