Ilya Shapiro

A Rose by Another Name Still Merits First Amendment Protection

ILYA SHAPIRO and PATRICK MORAN, CATO INSTITUTE Barronelle Stutzman owns and operates Arlene’s Flowers, where she designs floral arrangements for a variety of occasions, including...

Abusive California Labor Law to Be Considered by State’s High Court

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE California has a “mandatory mediation and conciliation process” whereby unions can force agricultural employers into collective bargaining and also bind the...

Another Fishy Regulation

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE All across the globe, people see the United States as a land of opportunity and dream of making their way here...

Government Must Honor Its Contracts

ILYA SHAPIRO & GABRIEL LATNER, CATO INSTITUTE Virtually every aspect of government’s work depends on contracts, whether they be with manufacturers of naval ships, civilian...

Court Tosses D.C. Tour Guide Licensing Scheme

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE Since there isn’t any other legal news this or next week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today...

Obama Administration Abuses Executive Power to Pursue Race-Based Government

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE The administration has apparently decided to combine the alarming developments I chronicled in my last two blogposts, which dealt with racial...

Will Congress Allow Hawaii to Expand Racial Discrimination?

ILYA SHAPIRO, CATO INSTITUTE I’ve written before about the curious and recurring desire of some Hawaiians to treat other Hawaiians differently based on the quantum...