February 17, 2015

The Social Order of the Underworld: How Prison Gangs Govern the American Penal System

Featuring the author David Skarbek, Lecturer, Department of Political Economy, King’s College London; with comments by Philip E. Keefer, Principal Economic Advisor, Institutions for Development, Inter-American Development Bank; and Adam Bates, Policy Analyst, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; moderated by Dalibor Rohac, Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, 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, 2014

Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice

Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice

Featuring the author Sidney Powell; with comments by Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and Ronald Weich, Dean, University of Baltimore Law School; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, 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.

September 19, 2013

America’s Longest War

America's Longest War

With comments from: Paul Feine, Director and Producer, America’s Longest War; Michael Barone, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Laura W. Murphy, Director, Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union.

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.

March 12, 2013

Code of the West

With comments from Julie Stewart, Founder and President, Families Against Mandatory Minimums; and Steph Sherer, Executive Director, Americans for Safe Access; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.