February 9, 2016

Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America

Cornerstone of Liberty: Property Rights in 21st-Century America

Featuring the authors Timothy Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation, Goldwater Institute; and Christina Sandefur, Vice President for Policy, Goldwater Institute; with comments by Robert V. Percival, Director, Environmental Law Program, University of Maryland School of Law; and Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

June 4, 2015

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World - Panel 1: Magna Carta and the Western Tradition

Featuring Richard Helmholz, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Network, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard Pipes, Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University; Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Juan Carlos Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

May 19, 2014

Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens

Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens

Featuring Kevin Gates, Vice President, Powhatan Energy Fund; William Hurwitz, M.D., Pain Treatment Specialist; Lawrence Lewis, Engineer and Building Manager; and William Yeatman, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

April 6, 2009

Securing Land Rights for Chinese Farmers: The Progress So Far

Securing Land Rights for Chinese Farmers: The Progress So Far

Featuring Roy Prosterman, Chair Emeritus, Rural Development Institute; and Zhu Keliang, East Asia Program Manager, Rural Development Institute; moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute

January 27, 2009

Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage

Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage

Featuring Jeff Benedict, Author of Little Pink House; Susette Kelo, plaintiff in the landmark Kelo v. City of New London case; Scott Bullock, Institute for Justice senior attorney who argued the Kelo case before the Supreme Court; Moderator Roger Pilon, founder and director of Cato’s Center for Constitutional Studies

December 1, 2006

Property Rights on the March: Where from Here?

Property Rights on the March: Where from Here?

Featured Speakers: Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Steven Anderson, Director, Castle Coalition, Institute for Justice; Steven J. Eagle, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; Ross Day, Director of Legal Affairs, Oregonians in Action; Richard Mersereau, Director of Policy, California State Assembly Republican Caucus; Carol W. LaGrasse, President, Property Rights Foundation of America; and Hon. Bobby Harrell, Speaker, South Carolina House of Representatives.

October 17, 2005

Restoring Property Rights After Kelo v. New London

featuring Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and a debate between Roger Pilon, Director, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies, and John Echeverria, Executive Director, Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Institute