More on Civil Rights


Gay Marriage Is Here to Stay, Even with a Conservative Court

By Walter Olson. The Wall Street Journal. July 9, 2018.

U.N. Human-Rights Dissonance: From Religious Freedom to Criminalizing Blasphemy

By Aaron Rhodes and Roger Pilon. National Review (Online). June 8, 2018.

The Masterpiece Cakeshop Dodge Sets up an Epic Fight for the Next Supreme Court Vacancy

By Ilya Shapiro. The Federalist. June 5, 2018.

Cato Studies

The Nordic Glass Ceiling

By Nima Sanandaji. Policy Analysis No. 835. March 8, 2018.

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


Lessons from Europe on Free Speech

Cato's Letter. Jacob Mchangama. Vol. 16. No. 3. Summer 2018.

Federal Appeals Court Should Reject Total Immunity for Prosecutors

Jay Schweikert. New York Law Journal. April 25, 2018.

Can a Surfeit of Statutes “Accommodate” Religious Liberty?

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

Public Filings

Frank v. Gaos

By Jeremy Kidd and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. July 12, 2018.

Spencer v. Abbott

By Clark Neily and Jay Schweikert. Legal Briefs. June 25, 2018.

Allah v. Milling

By Clark Neily and Jay Schweikert. Legal Briefs. May 25, 2018.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Defending Speech for All

Policy Report. March/April 2018.

A Self-Made Man

Policy Report. January/February 2018.

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks

Matthew Feeney. Cato Journal. Winter 2018.


Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

Featuring John Samples, Louis Michael Seidman, Robert Bauer, & Ronald Collins. September 11, 2018. Policy Forum.

Solomon’s Decree: Conflicts in Adoption and Child Placement Policy

Featuring Walter Olson, Stephanie Barclay, Sarah Warbelow, Robin Fretwell Wilson, Rabbi David Saperstein, Elizabeth Bartholet, Margaret Brinig, Mark Montgomery, Irene Powell, & Ryan Hanlon. July 19, 2018. Conference.

The Debasement of Human Rights: How Politics Sabotage the Ideal of Freedom

Featuring Aaron Rhodes, James Kirchick, Roger Pilon, & Ian Vásquez. May 15, 2018. Book Forum.


Academic Freedom and Free Speech

By Roger Pilon. March 16, 2016.