September 10, 2015

E-Verify: The Impact of National Employment Verification on Work, Privacy, and Liberty

Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Jessie Hahn, Labor and Employment Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center; and Kristi Boswell, Director of Congressional Relations, Labor/Immigration, American Farm Bureau Federation; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 11, 2015

The U.S. National ID Law at Ten Years

The U.S. National ID Law at Ten Years

Featuring Adam Candeub, Professor of Law and Director of the Intellectual Property, Information and Communications Law Program Michigan State University College of Law; Edward Hasbrouck, Consultant to the Identity Project (PapersPlease.org); Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel/Policy Advisor American Civil Liberties Union, Washington Legislative Office; moderated by Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

May 7, 2014

Intellectual Privilege

Intellectual Privilege

Featuring the author Tom W. Bell, Professor, Chapman University School of Law; with comments by Christopher Newman, Assistant Professor, George Mason University School of Law; moderated by Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

December 11, 2013

Who’s Watching Little Brother? Local Surveillance, National Concerns

Who’s Watching Little Brother? Local Surveillance, National Concerns

Featuring Mike German, Senior Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Eileen Larence, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues, Government Accountability Office; Michael Price, Counsel, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

November 14, 2013

Mission Creep at the TSA and the Case for Privatization

Mission Creep at the TSA and the Case for Privatization

Featuring Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Founder and Chairman, Congressional Constitution Caucus; Khaliah Barnes, Administrative Law Counsel, EPIC; and Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

October 9, 2013

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It

NSA Surveillance: What We Know; What to Do About It: Afternoon Keynote

Keynote speakers: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), member of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence; Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI); Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI).  Panelists include: Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal; Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian; Barton Gellman, Washington Post; Charlie Savage, New York Times; Jameel Jaffer, ACLU; Laura Donohue, Georgetown University Law Center; David Lieber, Google; David Dahl, SpiderOak; Jim Burrows, Silent Circle; Bruce Schneier, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Julian Sanchez, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.

April 2, 2013

Travel Surveillance, Traveler Intrusion

Travel Surveillance, Traveler Intrusion

Featuring Edward Hasbrouck, Journalist, Consumer Advocate, Travel Expert, and Consultant, The Identity Project (PapersPlease.org), Author of the book and blog, The Practical Nomad; and Ginger McCall Director, Open Government Program, Electronic Privacy Information Center; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

March 20, 2013

Laws of Creation: Property Rights in the World of Ideas

Laws of Creation: Property Rights in the World of Ideas

Featuring Ronald A. Cass, Cass & Associates, Dean Emeritus of Boston University School of Law; Keith Hylton, Paul J. Liacos Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law; and Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Editor, Copyright Unbalanced: From Incentive to Excess; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

February 28, 2013

E-Verify’s Many Perils

E-Verify's Many Perils

Featuring Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Chris Calabrese, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; and David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.