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Thomas Berry is a legal associate in the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. During law school, Berry interned at both Cato and Institute for Justice, a public-interest law firm in Arlington, Virginia. His opinion pieces have appeared in popular outlets including National Law Journal, National Review (Online), and The Federalist, and his academic articles have been published in Federalist Society Review and NYU Journal of Law and Liberty. Berry holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was a senior editor on the Stanford Law and Policy Review and a Bradley Student Fellow in the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. He graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe.

More from Thomas A. Berry


Neil Gorsuch: Judicial Humility and Religious Pluralism

American Spectator (Online). February 23, 2017.

On Foreign Law, Justice Larsen Echoes Scalia

The Hill (Online). December 29, 2016.

A New Way That Obama’s Justice Department Breaks the Law

National Review (Online). December 19, 2016.

Cato Studies

The Illegal Tenure of Civil Rights Head Vanita Gupta

Legal Policy Bulletin No. 1. January 19, 2017.


Explaining the Persistence of the “Ample Alternative Channels” Test

Washington and Lee Law Review Online. Vol. 73. No. 2. May 1, 2017.

Evenwel v. Abbott: The Court Shanks Its Punt on “One Person, One Vote”

Federalist Society Review. Vol. 17. No. 2. June 2, 2016.

Public Filings

Iancu v. Brunetti

Legal Briefs. March 25, 2019.

Contest Promotions v. San Francisco

Legal Briefs. March 14, 2018.

Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky

Legal Briefs. July 3, 2017.

Cato Reviews & Journals