December 5, 2008
Policy Forum

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.
November 24, 2008
Book Forum

Gun Control on Trial

Featuring the author, Brian Doherty, Senior Editor, Reason Magazine, with comments by Christopher Rhee, Partner, Arnold & Porter. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute
September 11, 2008
Policy Forum

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.
September 11, 2008
Book Forum

Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do

Featuring Andrew Gelman, Professor of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University, Michael P. McDonald, Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University and Non‐​Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Brink Lindsey, Vice President for Research, Cato Institute and author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed American Politics and Culture. Moderated by Will Wilkinson, Research Fellow, Cato Institute.
July 31, 2008
Policy Forum

The Dirty Dozen: Are They the Worst Supreme Court Cases in the Modern Era?

Featuring co‐​author William Mellor, President and General Counsel, Institute for Justice; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and Editor‐​in‐​Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review; David Barron, Professor of Law, Harvard University; Doug Kendall, Founder and President, Constitutional Accountability Center. Moderated by Amanda Frost, Assistant Professor of Law, American University.
May 14, 2008
Book Forum

The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement

Featuring the author, Steven Teles, University of Maryland and Yale University Law School, with comments from Roger Pilon, Cato Institute and Hon. David McIntosh, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, former Member of Congress (R-IN), Federalist Society Co‐​Founder. Moderated by Ilya Shapiro.