March 6, 2014

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Quit Bubble-Wrapping Our Kids!

Featuring Lenore Skenazy, Founder, Free-Range Kids; author; and host of the TV series “World’s Worst Mom” (Discovery/TLC); moderated and with comments by Walter Olson, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

February 6, 2013

Reining in the Nanny State

Featuring Michelle Minton, Senior Policy Analyst, Competitive Enterprise Institute; Julie Gunlock, Senior Fellow, Independent Women’s Forum; Mike Riggs, Associate Editor, Reason Magazine; Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Caleb Brown, Director of Multimedia, Cato Institute.

January 19, 2010

Liberating Bone Marrow Donors

Liberating Bone Marrow Donors

Featuring Jeff Rowes, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice, and plaintiffs’ lead counsel in Flynn v. Holder; James F. Childress, Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics and Director of the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life, University of Virginia; and Sigrid Fry-Revere, Founder and President of the Center for Ethical Solutions. Moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, 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.

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

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?

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.

June 1, 2006

Gay Marriage: Evidence from Europe?

William N. Eskridge Jr., Professor of Law, Yale University, Coauthor, Gay Marriage: For Better or For Worse? What We’ve Learned from the Evidence (Oxford University Press, 2006) and Maggie Gallagher, President, Institute for Marriage and Public Policy, Coauthor, The Case for Marriage.