November 3, 2014

Overruled: The Long War for Control of the U.S. Supreme Court

Featuring the author Damon Root, Senior Editor, Reason magazine and Reason.com; with comments by Jeffrey Rosen,Professor of Law, George Washington University, and President & CEO, National Constitution Center; and Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute, and Director, Cato Center for Constitutional Studies; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

October 7, 2014

Codebreaker

Featuring the Executive Producer, Patrick Sammon; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

March 27, 2014

Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better

Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better

Featuring the author Peter Schuck, Professor of Law Emeritus, Yale Law School; with comments by Arnold Kling, Economist and Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

March 6, 2014

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Featuring Lenore Skenazy, Founder, Free-Range Kids; author; and host of the TV series “World’s Worst Mom” (Discovery/TLC); moderated and with comments by Walter Olson, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

February 5, 2014

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Featuring Lenore Skenazy Founder, Free-Range Kids; author; and host of the TV series “World’s Worst Mom” (Discovery/TLC); moderated and with comments by Walter Olson, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

This event has been canceled due to the weather and is rescheduled for March 6.

January 29, 2014

The Power of Glamour: Persuasion, Longing, and Individual Aspiration

The Power of Glamour: Persuasion, Longing, and Individual Aspiration

Featuring the author Virginia Postrel, Columnist, Bloomberg View, author of The Future and Its Enemies, and former editor, Reason; with comments by Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; and Sam Tanenhaus, Writer at large, New York Times, and former editor, New York Times Book Review; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 12, 2013

After the Arguments: What’s Next for Marriage Equality?

After the Arguments: What's Next for Marriage Equality?

Featuring Mary Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders; Kathryn Lehman, Partner, Holland & Knight; Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor-In-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

March 27, 2013

Law, Politics, and Same-Sex Marriage

Law, Politics, and Same-Sex Marriage

Featuring Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies; Ken Mehlman, Former Chair, Republican National Committee; and Evan Wolfson, Founder and Executive Director, Freedom to Marry; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies.

January 16, 2013

Failing Law Schools

Failing Law Schools

Featuring the author Brian Tamanaha, William Gardiner Hammond Professor of Law and Israel Treiman Faculty Fellow, Washington University Law School; with comments by Neal McCluskey, Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; and Paul Campos, Professor of Law, University of Colorado at Boulder and Author, Don’t Go To Law School (Unless); moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Author, Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America.

November 1, 2012

Is Judicial Restraint the Proper Response to Judicial Activism?

Is Judicial Restraint the Proper Response to Judicial Activism?

Featuring J. Harvie Wilkinson III, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; and Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies.

March 3, 2011

Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America

Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America

Featuring the author Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.