June 17, 2010

More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

Featuring the author John R. Lott, Jr.; with comments from Paul Helmke, President, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence; and Jeff Snyder, Attorney and Author, Nation of Cowards: Essays on the Ethics of Gun Control (Accurate Press, 2001). Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, 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.

October 1, 2009

The Criminalization of (Almost) Everything

The Criminalization of (Almost) Everything

Featuring Harvey Silverglate, Author of Three Felonies a Day; and Tim Lynch, Editor of In the Name of Justice and Director of Cato’s Project on Criminal Justice. Moderated by Tony Blankley, Executive Vice President, Edelman, Inc., and Columnist, Washington Times.

December 14, 2004

Is American Liberty Imperiled?

Featuring Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, Senior Judicial Analyst, Fox News, and Author, Constitutional Chaos: What Happens When the Government Breaks Its Own Laws (Nelson Books, 2004); Gene Healy, Senior Editor, Cato Institute, and Editor, Go Directly to Jail: The Criminalization of Almost Everything (Cato Institute, 2004); and moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Cato’s Project on Criminal Justice

August 26, 2004

Blakely’s Wake: Should the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Be Saved or Scrapped?

The Cato Institute and the Federalist Society invite you to a Policy Forum featuring Honorable William Young, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for Massachusetts; Daniel J. Bryant, Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice; Erik Luna, Professor of Law, University of Utah; and Jack M. Kress, Author, Prescription for Justice: The Theory and Practice of Sentencing Guidelines.

December 6, 2001

Terrorists, Military Tribunals, and the Constitution

Featuring Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Michael Nardotti, Major General, U. S. Army (ret.), former Judge Advocate General; Joseph Robert Barnes, Brigadier General, U.S. Army (ret.), former Assistant Judge Advocate General for Military Law; and Lee Casey, Baker & Hostetler.

March 27, 2001

The Law and Politics of Medical Marijuana

Featuring Alan Bock, Author, Waiting to Inhale: The Politics of Medical Marijuana, with comments by Kevin Zeese, President, Common Sense for Drug Policy.

September 18, 2000

Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished?

Featuring Judge Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals; Harvey Silverglate, Silverglate & Good; David Frum, Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute; and Jarett Decker, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute.