June 11, 2015

Property Rights on the 10th Anniversary of Kelo v. City of New London

Property Rights on the 10th Anniversary of Kelo v. City of New London - Welcoming Remarks

Featuring Ilya Somin, Author, The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain, and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice and Plaintiffs’ Counsel, Kelo v. City of New London; Wesley W. Horton, Partner, Horton, Shields & Knox, P.C. and Defendants’ Counsel, Kelo v. City of New London; Dana Berliner, Director of Litigation, Institute for Justice; Jeremy Hopkins, Waldo & Lyle, P.C.; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.

June 4, 2015

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World - Panel 1: Magna Carta and the Western Tradition

Featuring Richard Helmholz, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Network, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard Pipes, Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University; Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Juan Carlos Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

December 16, 2014

Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution

Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution

Featuring the authors Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and David Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center; with comments by Randy Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, Georgetown University Law Center; moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.

December 1, 2014

James Buckley on Reviving Federalism

James Buckley on Reviving Federalism

Featuring James L. Buckley, Former U.S. senator and federal judge; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute, and Director, Cato Center for Constitutional Studies; and Chris Edwards, Editor, DownsizingGovernment.org, Cato Institute; moderated by John Maniscalco, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

November 3, 2014

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

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.

September 29, 2014

Originalism and the Good Constitution

Originalism and the Good Constitution

Featuring the authors John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern University Law School; and Michael B. Rappaport, Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Professor of Law, University of San Diego Law School; with comments by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; and Brianne Gorod, Appellate Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

August 27, 2014

Roots of Liberty: Unlocking the Federalist Papers

Roots of Liberty: Unlocking the Federalist Papers

Featuring Tim Donner, Founder and President, One Generation Away; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Christopher Donesa, Former Chief Counsel, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; and Claire McCaffery Griffin, Principal, CGC, LLC; moderated by Dean Reuter, Vice President and Director, Practice Groups, Federalist Society.

June 5, 2014

Is Administrative Law Unlawful?

Is Administrative Law Unlawful?

Featuring the author Philip Hamburger, Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law; with comments by Hon. Stephen F. Williams, Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.