April 28, 2010

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Featuring Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; and Marian R. Williams, Department of Government and Justice Studies, Appalachian State University; with comments by Scott Burns, Executive Director, National District Attorneys Association. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

March 24, 2010

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

With comments from William “Billy” Murphy, Attorney and 10 Rules Narrator and Neill Franklin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

December 3, 2009

The USA Patriot Act: Renew, Revise, or Repeal?

Featuring Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Gregory Nojeim, Senior Counsel, The Center for Democracy and Technology; Jena Baker McNeill, Homeland Security Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation; and Richard Samp, Chief Counsel, Washington Legal Foundation. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

July 7, 2009

Federal Drug Policy: Time to Shift Priorities

Federal Drug Policy: Time to Shift Priorities

Featuring Hon. Bob Barr, Liberty Strategies; Pat Nolan, Vice President, Prison Fellowship; Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland; and Tim Lynch, Director of the Cato Institute’s Project on Criminal Justice.

June 11, 2009

Fusion Centers: Domestic Spying or Sensible Surveillance?

Fusion Centers: Domestic Spying or Sensible Surveillance?

Featuring Bruce Fein, Constitutional Attorney, The Lichfield Group; Harvey Eisenberg, Chief, National Security Section, Office of United States Attorney, District of Maryland; and Michael German, Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

April 3, 2009

Drug Decriminalization in Portugal

Featuring Glenn Greenwald, Attorney and Best-selling Author; with comments by Peter Reuter, Department of Criminology, University of Maryland; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

March 17, 2009

The Politics and Science of Medical Marijuana

The Politics and Science of Medical Marijuana

Featuring Donald Abrams, M.D., Director of Clinical Programs, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California; Robert DuPont, M.D., President, Institute for Behavior and Health; Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project; Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute

November 24, 2008

Gun Control on Trial

Featuring the author, Brian Doherty, Senior Editor, Reason Magazine, with comments by Christopher Rhee, Partner, Arnold & Porter. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute

September 11, 2008

Should No-Knock Police Raids be Rare-or Routine?

Featuring Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland, Radley Balko, Senior Writer, Reason and author of Overkill: The Rise of Paramilitary Police Raids in America, Peter Christ, Co-founder, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

July 23, 2008

The FBI Turns 100

The FBI Turns 100

Featuring John Fox, Historian, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Athan Theoharis, Marquette University and author of The FBI & American Democracy, and John F. Kelly, Investigative Reporter and author of Tainting Evidence: Inside the Scandals at the FBI Lab. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Cato Institute.