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.
October 13, 2009
Featuring the author, James T. Bennett, Professor of Economics, George Mason University; with comments by Theresa Amato, Author, Grand Illusion: The Myth of Voter Choice in a Two-Party Tyranny; and Hans A. von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, Heritage Foundation, and former member, Federal Election Commission. Moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
September 8, 2009
Featuring Bradley A. Smith, Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission and Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics; Jamin Raskin, Professor of Law, Director of the Program on Law and Government at Washington College of Law, American University; Maryland State Senator; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
July 9, 2009
Featuring the author Abigail Thernstrom, Vice-Chair, United States Commission on Civil Rights, with comments by Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity. Moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies.
September 11, 2008
Featuring Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University, Michael P. McDonald, Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University and Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute and author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed American Politics and Culture. Moderated by Will Wilkinson, Research Fellow, Cato Institute .
July 15, 2008
Featuring Sallie James, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute, Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, and Christian Weller, Center for American Progress.
April 21, 2008
Featuring John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute, and Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute.
August 2, 2007
Featuring Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
April 25, 2007
Featuring James Bopp Jr., James Madison Center for Free Speech; Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanford University Law School; Richard L. Hasen, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles; and Martin S. Lederman, Georgetown University Law Center.
March 27, 2007
Featuring Steve Simpson, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; Dick Carpenter, Director of Strategic Research, Institute for Justice; Stephen Weissman, Associate Director for Policy, Campaign Finance Institute; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
March 9, 2007
Featuring: Marvin Johnson, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Mark Fitzgibbons, President, Corporate and Legal Affairs, AmericanTarget Advertising, Inc.; Stephen Hoersting, Executive Director, Center for Competitive Politics; and John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government Cato Institute.