October 27, 2011

Is Liberty Losing Ground in America?

Is Liberty Losing Ground in America?

Featuring David K. Shipler, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Author, The Rights of the People (Knopf, 2011); and Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union, Author, Taking Liberties (Oxford University Press, 2011); with comments by Paul Rosenzweig, Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; moderated by Timothy Lynch, Director, Cato Institute Project on Criminal Justice.

June 15, 2010

The New Assault on Free Speech

The New Assault on Free Speech

Featuring Bradley A. Smith, Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics, and former Chairman, Federal Election Commission; William McGinley of Counsel, Patton Boggs LLP; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute

February 24, 2010

The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature

Featuring the author, Timothy Ferris, with comments by Jason Kuznicki, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jonathan Rauch, Contributing editor, the Atlantic Monthly, and visiting scholar, The Brookings Institution. Moderated by Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, 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.

December 1, 2009

Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice

Realizing Freedom: Libertarian Theory, History, and Practice

Featuring the author, Tom G. Palmer, General Director, Atlas Global Initiative for Free Trade, Peace, and Prosperity, and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; with comments by Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, and General Director, Mercatus Center.

October 1, 2009

The Criminalization of (Almost) Everything

The Criminalization of (Almost) Everything

Featuring Harvey Silverglate, Author of Three Felonies a Day; and Tim Lynch, Editor of In the Name of Justice and Director of Cato’s Project on Criminal Justice. Moderated by Tony Blankley, Executive Vice President, Edelman, Inc., and Columnist, Washington Times.

July 24, 2009

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Assessing the Options: REAL ID, PASS ID, or No National ID at All

Featuring Christopher Calabrese, Counsel, Technology & Liberty Program, American Civil Liberties Union; David E. Williams, Vice President, Policy, Citizens Against Government Waste; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

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.

December 5, 2008

Free to Booze: The 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Free to Booze: The 75th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

Featuring Michael Lerner, author of Dry Manhattan: Prohibition in New York City; Glen Whitman, author of Strange Brew: Alcohol and Government Monopoly; Asheesh Agarwal, Former Assistant Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning; and Radley Balko, Senior Editor, Reason. Moderated by Brandon Arnold, Cato Institute.