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Roger Pilon is the Cato’s Institute’s vice president for legal affairs, the founding director of Cato’s Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies, the inaugural holder of Cato’s B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies, and the founding publisher of the Cato Supreme Court Review.

Prior to joining Cato, Pilon held five senior posts in the Reagan administration, including at State and Justice, and was a national fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. In 1989 the Bicentennial Commission presented him with its Benjamin Franklin Award for excellence in writing on the U.S. Constitution. In 2001 Columbia University’s School of General Studies awarded him its Alumni Medal of Distinction. Pilon lectures and debates at universities and law schools across the country and testifies often before Congress.

His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Legal Times, National Law Journal, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Stanford Law and Policy Review, and elsewhere. He has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, CBS’s 60 Minutes II, Fox News Channel, NPR, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN, and other media.

Pilon holds a BA from Columbia University, an MA and a PhD from the University of Chicago, and a JD from the George Washington University School of Law.

More from Roger Pilon

Articles

Justice Scalia on Federalism and the Separation of Powers

Regent University Law Review. Vol. 30. No. 1. 2017.

Can a Surfeit of Statutes “Accommodate” Religious Liberty?

Deep Commitments: The Past., Present., and Future of Religious Liberty. 2017.

Magna Carta’s Importance for America

Cato's Letter. Vol. 13. No. 3. Summer 2015.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Judicial Confirmations and the Rule of Law

Supreme Court Review. 2016-2017.

Libertarians’ Legal Influence

Policy Report. July/August 2017.

16. Property Rights and the Constitution

Cato Handbook for Policymakers. Cato Handbook for Policymakers, 8th Edition (2017).