Roger Pilon

A Double Win in the Dusky Gopher Frog Case

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE By a vote of 8-0 (Justice Kavanaugh did not participate), the Supreme Court today gave a rational reading of both the...

Legislative Presumption and Judicial Deference Trump the Contract Clause

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE If you designate a beneficiary on a life insurance policy, should you expect your intent to be honored upon your death?...

Should Republicans Restore the Judicial Filibuster?

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE When Republicans take control of the Senate in January, should they revive the judicial filibuster that Democrats instituted in 2003 when...

Senseless in Seattle: The Minimum-Wage Follies

ROGER PILON, CATO INSTITUTE “Meet the Marxist behind Seattle’s wage hike,” read the headline of the lead item at CNN Money late this morning. It...

Is Religious Liberty an “Exception” to Government Rule?

CATO INSTITUTE, ROGER PILON In a free society, employers would be at liberty to offer their employees group health insurance, if they wished, and to...