More on Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement


Republicans and Democrats Are Both Wrong about Leaks from Intelligence Agencies

By Julian Sanchez. Washington Post. May 26, 2017.

Know Your Rights When Stopped by Police

By Tim Lynch. USA Today. May 15, 2017.

Some Obvious Thoughts about the Comey Firing

By Julian Sanchez. Just Security. May 10, 2017.

Cato Studies

Street Prostitution Zones and Crime

By Stephen Kastoryano, Paul Bisschop, and Bas van der Klaauw. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 74. April 19, 2017.

Deep Racial Divide in Perceptions of Police and Reported Experiences, No Group Is Anti-Cop

By Emily Ekins. Public Opinion Brief No. 1. March 1, 2017.

Stingray: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

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


Thin Blue Lies: How Pretextual Stops Undermine Police Legitimacy

Jonathan Blanks. Case Western Reserve Law Review. Vol. 66. No. 4. 2016.

Don’t Retreat on “Stand Your Ground” Laws

Ilya Shapiro. America's First Freedom. January 2014.

The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Cato's Letter. Radley Balko. Vol. 11. No. 4. Fall 2013.

Public Filings

Batato v. United States

By Darpana Sheth, Joshua House, Ilya Shapiro, & Trevor Burrus. Legal Briefs. May 8, 2017.

Minnis v. Illinois

By Ilya Shapiro, Devin Watkins, and David G. Post. Legal Briefs. March 24, 2017.

Illinois v. Relerford

By Steven W. Becker, Eugene Volokh, and Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. March 18, 2017.

Cato Reviews & Journals

A Tale of Two Inmates: The Human Toll of Incarceration

Policy Report. March/April 2017.

Stopping Police Militarization

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

Technology and Law Enforcement

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


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.

The State of American Criminal Justice

Featuring Harvey A. Silverglate, Matthew Feeney, Adam Bates, Jonathan Blanks, & Trevor Burrus. December 7, 2016. Conference.

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent

Featuring Randy E. Barnett and Tim Lynch. September 29, 2016. Book Forum.