More on Civil Rights


Nervous China Ramps Up Religious Persecution

By Doug Bandow. Japan Times. April 17, 2017.

Equal Pay Day: Surprising Gender Pay Gap Opinions Held by Women

By Emily Ekins. Washington Examiner. April 3, 2017.

Geert Wilders Is No Hero of Free Speech

By Flemming Rose. Huffington Post. March 14, 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.


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.

The Beginning of the End of the Gay Marriage Debate

Ilya Shapiro. Engage. Vol. 14. No. 1. Summer 2013.

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.


The Soul of the First Amendment

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

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

Featuring Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Julian Sanchez, Adam Bates, & Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD). February 15, 2017. Policy Forum.

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Featuring Flemming Rose, Robert Corn-Revere, John Samples, & F. H. Buckley. February 3, 2017. Policy Forum.


Academic Freedom and Free Speech

By Roger Pilon. March 16, 2016.