Ilya Shapiro

Cato Institute

Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, DC 20001-5403

United States

http://www.cato.org/people/ilya-shapiro

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

So What If Corporations Aren't People?

John Marshall Law Review, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Ilya Shapiro and Caitlyn W. McCarthy
Cato Institute and Jones Day
Downloads 987 (15,539)

Abstract:

Citizens United, First Amendment, corporate rights, individual rights

2.

Keeping Pandora’s Box Sealed: Privileges or Immunities, The Constitution in 2020, and Properly Extending the Right to Keep and Bear Arms to the States

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 8, 2010
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2010
Josh Blackman and Ilya Shapiro
South Texas College of Law Houston and Cato Institute
Downloads 881 (18,251)

Abstract:

3.

Like Eastwood Talking to a Chair: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Obamacare Ruling

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 497 (30,680)

Abstract:

PPACA, Obamacare, Roberts, taxing power, activity, inactivity, Commerce Clause, Necessary and Proper, Medicaid expansion, individual mandate, unicorn tax, judicial pacifism

4.

Occupy Pennsylvania Avenue: How the Government's Unconstitutional Actions Hurt the 99%

60 Drake Law Review 1085 (2012)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Ilya Shapiro and Carl G. DeNigris
Cato Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 481 (43,031)

Abstract:

Obamacare, Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley, Occupy, 99%, FHA, Fair Housing Act, rent control, bailouts, EESA, TARP

5.

A Long, Strange Trip: My First Year Challenging the Constitutionality of Obamacare

Florida International Law Review, Vol. 6, p. 29, Fall 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 365 (61,714)

Abstract:

Obamacare, Health Care Reform, PPACA, Affordable Care Act, Amicus Briefs, Debates, Federalist Society, Cato Institute

6.

The Tell-Tale Privileges or Immunities Clause

Cato Supreme Court Review
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Alan Gura, Ilya Shapiro and Josh Blackman
Gura & Possessky, PLLC, Cato Institute and South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 305 (70,053)

Abstract:

McDonald, Heller, 2nd Amendment, Privileges or Immunities Clause, Liberty

7.

Stare Decisis after Citizens United: When Should Courts Overturn Precedent

Nexus Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 16, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2011
Ilya Shapiro and Nicholas M. Mosvick
Cato Institute and University of Mississippi
Downloads 233 (95,684)

Abstract:

stare decisis, Citizens United, Austin, McConnell, Lawrence, prudential, Payne, Chief Justice Roberts, John Roberts

8.

Stephen Colbert is Right to Lampoon Our Campaign Finance System (And So Can You!)

4 University of St. Thomas J.L. Pub. Pol'y 317 (Spring 2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2013
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 190 (116,818)

Abstract:

campaign finance, BCRA, McCain-Feingold, First Amendment, Citizens United, Super PACs, SpeechNow.org, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart

9.

More Friends of the Second Amendment: A Walk through the Amicus Briefs in McDonald v. Chicago

Journal on Firearms & Public Policy, Vol. 22
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 187 (121,275)

Abstract:

McDonald, amicus briefs, Second Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Privileges or Immunities, Due Process, Chicago, gun control, incorporation, self-defense

10.

Judicial Takings and Scalia’s Shifting Sands

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 423, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 178 (131,158)
Citation 1

Abstract:

judicial takings, Fifth Amendment, Justice Scalia, substantive due process, Stop the Beach, property law, privileges or immunities clause, Fourteenth Amendment, sue process clause

11.

Not Necessarily Proper: Comstock's Errors and Limitations

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 61, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus
Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 135 (166,606)

Abstract:

sexual predators, Necessary and Proper, Adam Walsh Act, Obamacare, health care reform, individual mandate, civil commitment, 4248

12.

Shelby County and the Vindication of Martin Luther King's Dream

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 102 (191,893)

Abstract:

voting rights, Fourteenth Amendment, Fifteenth Amendment, Shelby County, NAMUDNO, Northwest Austin, Katzenbach, civil rights

13.

States Can't Regulate Immigration, but They Can Regulate Illegal Immigrants: Remarks at the 2012 Charleston Law Review and Riley Institute Law and Society Symposium

Charleston Law Review, Vol. 6, p. 585, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 101 (194,336)

Abstract:

immigration, SB 1070, Arizona, South Carolina, preemption, Supremacy Clause

14.

A Faint-Hearted Libertarian at Best: The Sweet Mystery of Justice Anthony Kennedy

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 33, No. 1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 91 (196,894)

Abstract:

Helen Knowles, Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court, book review, libertarianism, liberty, libertarian, free speech, racial classifications, privacy, sexual

15.

Medellin v. Texas and the Ultimate Law School Exam

Cato Supreme Court Review, p. 63, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2009
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 56 (291,574)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Medellin, self-binding treaties, death penalty, criminal procedure, federalism, sovereignty, Vienna Convention, consular rights, habeas corpus

16.

Friends of the Second Amendment: A Walk Through the Amicus Briefs in D.C. v. Heller

Journal on Firearms and Public Policy, Vol. 20, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Nov 2009
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 54 (289,139)

Abstract:

Second Amendment, Supreme Court, amicus brief, District of Columbia, handgun prohibition, self-defense

17.

Are Federal Agencies the Sole Judges of Their Own Authority?

Regulation, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 4, Summer 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Ilya Shapiro and Caitlyn W. McCarthy
Cato Institute and Jones Day
Downloads 48 (315,409)

Abstract:

18.

Truthiness and the First Amendment

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 16, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jun 2014
Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus and Gabriel Latner
Cato Institute, Cato Institute and Cato Institute
Downloads 44 (312,622)

Abstract:

First Amendment, amicus briefs, satire, PJ O'Rourke

19.

Big Government Causes Partisanship in Judicial Nominations

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 10, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 May 2012
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 41 (304,395)

Abstract:

judges, nominations, Supreme Court, partisanship, Constitution

20.

Cato Supreme Court Review 2008-2009: Introduction

Cato Supreme Court Review, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 23 (405,424)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Cato, introduction, constitutional law, Madison

21.

Book Review, My Grandfather's Son and Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas

Cato Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 22 (410,304)

Abstract:

Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court, autobiography, biography, memoir

22.

Cato Supreme Court Review 2010-11: Introduction

Cato Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Oct 2011
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 19 (425,530)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Cato, introduction, constitutional law, Madison

23.

Cato Supreme Court Review 2009-2010: Introduction

2009-2010 Cato Supreme Court Review, Vol. 163, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 18 (430,700)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Cato, introduction, Madison, constitutional law

24.

Cato Supreme Court Review 2007-2008: Introduction

Cato Supreme Court Review, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Nov 2009
Ilya Shapiro
Cato Institute
Downloads 14 (450,904)

Abstract:

Supreme Court, Cato, introduction, constitutional law