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

February 19, 2009

Mexico’s Drug War: The Growing Crisis on Our Southern Border

Mexico's Drug War: The Growing Crisis on Our Southern Border

Featuring Ted Galen Carpenter, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Foreign Policy Fellow at the Brookings Institution; and Daniel T. Griswold, Director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies, 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.

September 11, 2008

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

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.

May 31, 2007

Lies, Damned Lies, and Drug War Statistics: A Critical Analysis of Claims Made by the Office of National Drug Control Policy

Featuring the authors: Matthew B. Robinson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Appalachian State University and Renee G. Scherlen, Associate Professor of Political Science, Appalachian State University; with comments by Dr. David Murray, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of National Drug Control Policy; moderated by Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

September 9, 2005

Drug Cops and Doctors: Is the DEA Hampering the Treatment of Chronic Pain?

Featuring Drew Edmondson, Attorney General of Oklahoma, former president, National Association of Attorneys General; Myra Christopher, President, Center for Practical Bioethics; Ronald T. Libby, Professor of Political Science, University of North Florida, Author of the Cato Institute study, “Treating Doctors as Drug Dealers: The DEA’s War on Prescription Painkillers”; Richard Payne, M.D., Director, Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life, Board Member, American Pain Foundation; and more.

May 29, 2003

Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use

Featuring the author, Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor, Reason; with comments by Sally Satel, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute.