More on Civil Rights


Cooking: From Full-Time Job to Hobby

By Chelsea Follett. American Spectator (Online). June 20, 2017.

The Portland Victims Are Proof That America Never Stopped Being Great

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). May 31, 2017.

The Discrimination Dog That Didn’t Bark: Trump’s Religious Liberty Executive Order Is Much Less Threatening Than Critics Feared

By Walter Olson. Daily News. May 4, 2017.

Cato Studies

Stingray: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

By Adam Bates. Policy Analysis No. 809. January 25, 2017.

The Illegal Tenure of Civil Rights Head Vanita Gupta

By Thomas Berry. Legal Policy Bulletin No. 1. January 19, 2017.

To Confront the Assassin’s Veto, or to Ratify It?

By Robert Corn-Revere. Working Paper No. 36. January 5, 2016.


Explaining the Persistence of the “Ample Alternative Channels” Test

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

Blasphemy: A Victimless Crime or a Crime in Search of a Victim?

Flemming Rose. The Fall and Rise of Blasphemy Law. October 17, 2016.

Ending Legalized Piracy: Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Roger Pilon and Trevor Burrus. Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress. 2015.

Public Filings

National Institute of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, and Thomas Berry. Legal Briefs. April 20, 2017.

Gloucester County School Board v. G.G

By Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus, and David McDonald. Legal Briefs. January 10, 2017.

Ferrer v. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

By Jessica Ring Amunson, Joshua M. Parker, Ilya Shapiro, & Manuel S. Klausner. Legal Briefs. November 22, 2016.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Would the TPP Advance Free Trade? A Scorecard

Policy Report. November/December 2016.

Is the TPP Free Trade?

Policy Report. September/October 2016.

Defense Lawyers Will Fight All the Way to the Supreme Court to Protect Their Clients’ Right to Pay Them

Terrance G. Reed and Howard Srebnick. Supreme Court Review. 2015-2016.


16th Annual Constitution Day

Featuring Roger Pilon, Ilya Shapiro, Clay Calvert, Mark Chenoweth, Robert Corn-Revere, Trevor Burrus, David Goldberg, David G. Post, Thaya Brook Knight, Walter Olson, Richard W. Garnett, Christopher Landau, Neal Katyal, Nina Totenberg, & Philip Hamburger. September 18, 2017. Conference.

A Debt Against the Living: An Introduction to Originalism

Featuring Ilya Shapiro and Ilan Wurman. July 24, 2017. Book Forum.

The Soul of the First Amendment

Featuring Floyd Abrams, Ronald Collins, Ilya Shapiro, & Roger Pilon. May 1, 2017. Book Forum.


Academic Freedom and Free Speech

By Roger Pilon. March 16, 2016.