Featuring David Kopel, Research Director, Independence Institute; Mark Lomax, Executive Director, National Association of Tactical Officers; and Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
In Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics, economists Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith explain how money and morality are often combined in politics to produce arbitrary regulations benefiting cronies, while constraining productive economic activities by the general public.
Mario Vargas Llosa has received the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature. He has long been an advocate for individual liberty and free markets. He spoke at the Cato Institute in 2006 on the nexus of culture, law and Latin America.