June 18, 2014
Featuring Shaun McCutcheon, CEO, Coalmont Electrical Development Co., and Author, Outsider Inside the Supreme Court: A Decisive First Amendment Battle; Ronald Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar, University of Washington Law School, and Co-Author, When Money Speaks: The McCutcheon Decision, Campaign Finance Laws, and the First Amendment; and Donald McGahn, Partner, Jones Day LLP, and Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
March 4, 2014
Featuring David Keating, President, Center for Competitive Politics; Laurence E. Gold, Partner, Trister, Ross, Schadler & Gold, PLLC; Gabriel Rottman, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; and Cleta Mitchell, Foley & Lardner, LLP; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
January 23, 2013
Featuring John Samples, Cato Institute; Robert Bauer, Perkins Coie; Bradley Smith, Capital University School of Law; Ray LaRaja, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Michael Malbin, Campaign Finance Institute; Don McGahn, Federal Election Commission; and Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School.
September 28, 2012
Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
June 8, 2012
Featuring John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
April 25, 2012
Featuring the author Linda Killian, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars; with comments by David Kirby, Vice President of Development, FreedomWorks; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
April 20, 2012
Featuring Mark Meckler, Co-founder, Tea Party Patriots; Eric O’Keefe, Co-Chairman, Campaign for Primary Accountability; Geoff Pallay, Special Projects Director, Ballotpedia; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
January 26, 2012
Featuring a presentation and live discussion with John Samples, director of Cato’s Center for Representative Government and author of The Struggle to Limit Government: A Modern Political History; moderated by Caleb O. Brown, Director of Multimedia.
July 21, 2011
Featuring the author Jason Brennan, Georgetown University; with comments by Bryan Caplan, George Mason University, Author, The Myth of the Rational Voter; moderated by John Samples, Cato Institute.
March 22, 2011
Featuring Nick Dranias, Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute; and David H. Gans, Director, Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center; moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.
November 3, 2010
Featuring P. J. O’Rourke, H. L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
July 8, 2010
Featuring Tara Ross, Author, Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College; and John R. Koza, originator of the National Popular Vote Plan; moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.