December 1, 2015

Policing in America

Policing in America: Welcoming Remarks and Panel 1: The Costs and Benefits of Emerging Police Technologies

Featuring Jerry Ratcliffe, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University; Cynthia Lum, Associate Professor, George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society and Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy; David A. Klinger, Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Vicki Gaubeca, Director, Regional Center for Border Rights, ACLU-New Mexico; Samuel Walker, Emeritus Professor, University of Nebraska-Omaha; Wadie E. Said, Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law; Clark Neily, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, American Civil Liberties Union; William Jelani Cobb, Associate Professor of History and Director, Africana Studies Institute, University of Connecticut; Alex Rosenblat, Researcher and Technical Writer at the Data & Society Research Institute; and Emily Ekins, Cato Institute.

May 22, 2015

Lessons from Baltimore

Lessons from Baltimore

Featuring Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Michael Tanner, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; and Matthew Feeney, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director, Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

September 12, 2014

Do American Police Departments Need Military Weapons from the Pentagon?

Do American Police Departments Need Military Weapons from the Pentagon?

Featuring David Kopel, Research Director, Independence Institute; Mark Lomax, Executive Director, National  Association of Tactical Officers; and Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

September 10, 2014

Lessons from Ferguson

Lessons from Ferguson

Featuring Alice Goffman, Author, On the Run (University of Chicago Press, 2014); Neill Franklin, Executive Director, Law Enforcement Officers Against Prohibition (LEAP); Ethan Brown, Author, Snitch (Public Affairs, 2007); and Lauren Victoria Burke, Creator, Crewof42 Blog; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

July 24, 2013

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Featuring Radley Balko, Author, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces, Senior Writer, Huffington Post; and Mark Lomax, Executive Director, National Association of Tactical Officers; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

April 28, 2010

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Featuring Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; and Marian R. Williams, Department of Government and Justice Studies, Appalachian State University; with comments by Scott Burns, Executive Director, National District Attorneys Association. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

March 24, 2010

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

With comments from William “Billy” Murphy, Attorney and 10 Rules Narrator and Neill Franklin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

July 7, 2009

Federal Drug Policy: Time to Shift Priorities

Federal Drug Policy: Time to Shift Priorities

Featuring Hon. Bob Barr, Liberty Strategies; Pat Nolan, Vice President, Prison Fellowship; Cheye Calvo, Mayor, Berwyn Heights, Maryland; and Tim Lynch, Director of the Cato Institute’s Project on Criminal Justice.