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Cato University 2011 Schedule

Sunday, July 24
3:00pm – 6:00pm Registration
6:30pm – 7:30pm Reception
7:30pm – 9:00pm Dinner with speaker, Tom Palmer, "The Science of Liberty"

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Monday, July 25
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Donald Boudreaux, "Market Exchange and the Foundations of Prosperity"

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10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Tom Palmer, "Sociology of the State"

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12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm Tom Palmer, "Freedom in a Historical Perspective"

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3:30pm – 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Daniel Griswold, "Understanding Public Policy — A Primer"

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6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner with speaker, Robert McDonald, "Liberty and the American Experience, Part I"

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Tuesday, July 26
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Lynne Kiesling, "Spontaneous Orders"

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10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Robert McDonald, "Liberty and the American Experience, Part II"

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12:30pm – 2:00pm Depart for Washington D.C. (lunch on the bus)
2:00pm – 4:30pm Afternoon Activities in DC include a choice of guided tours of the U.S. Capitol or Library of Congress, or self-guided visits to the Supreme Court, National Mall and/or Smithsonian museums. We have also reserved an entry time at the National Archives.
5:00pm – 6:00pm Robert A. Levy, "How the Supreme Court Subverted the Constitution" (at the Cato Institute)

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6:00pm – 6:30pm Transfer to Hart Senate Office Building
6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner with speaker, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), with a special introduction by Edward H. Crane

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Wednesday, July 27
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Robert A. Levy, "Limits on Government Power: Obamacare and the Constitution"

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10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Donald Boudreaux, "Economics of Progress"

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12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 6:00pm Afternoon Activities TBD
6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner with speaker, Robert McDonald, "Frederick Douglass and the Movement for Liberation"

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Thursday, July 28
8:00am – 9:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am – 10:30am Lynne Kiesling, "Economics of Intervention"

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10:30am – 10:45am Refreshment Break
10:45am – 12:15pm Christopher Preble, "To Provide for the Common Defense: Foreign Policy and the American Constitution"

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12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
2:00pm – 3:30pm Radley Balko, "The Increasing Criminalization of Everything"

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3:30pm – 3:45pm Refreshment Break
3:45pm – 5:00pm Tom Palmer, "Liberty and Responsibility: Philosophy of Rights and Contemporary Applications"

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6:30pm – 7:00pm Reception
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner with speaker, David Boaz, "Reclaiming Freedom"

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Friday, July 29
7:45am – 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 9:15am Tom Palmer, "Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Sacred Honor"

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