December 12, 2012
Policy Forum

The Law and Politics of Marijuana Legalization

Featuring Asa Hutchinson, Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; and Robert A. Mikos, Professor of Law and Government, Vanderbilt University Law School; moderated by Timothy Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.
October 17, 2012
Book Forum

The Case against the Davis‐​Bacon Act: 54 Reasons for Repeal

Featuring the author Armand Thieblot, Olin Institute, George Mason University; with comments by Maurice Baskin, Partner, Venable, LLP, and co‐​author of Construction Union Tactics to Regain Jobs and Public Policy; moderated by James A. Dorn, Editor, Cato Journal, and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Cato Institute.
October 9, 2012
Book Forum

Time to End Affirmative Action? Fisher v. University of Texas

Featuring authors Richard H. Sander, UCLA School of Law and co‐​author of Mismatch; and Stuart Taylor, Jr., Brookings Institution and co‐​author of Mismatch; with comments by Roger Clegg, Center for Equal Opportunity; and Alan Morrison, George Washington University School of Law; moderated by Roger Pilon, Cato Institute.
September 28, 2012
Book Forum

Who’s Counting?: How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk

Featuring the authors Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; and John Fund, National Affairs Columnist, National Review, with comments by Jeffrey Milyo, Middlebush Professor of Social Science, University of Missouri; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by John Samples, Director, Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
September 12, 2012
Book Forum

Shadowbosses: Government Unions Control America and Rob Taxpayers Blind

Featuring the author Mallory Factor, John C. West Professor, International Politics and American Government, The Citadel; with comments by Chris Townsend, Political Action Director, United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America; moderated by Trevor Burrus, Legal Associate, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.
July 2, 2012
Policy Forum

The Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling: What Does It All Mean?

Featuring Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center; Ilya Shapiro, Cato Institute; David Rivkin, Baker Hostetler LLP; Michael F. Cannon, Cato Institute; Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute; Grace‐​Marie Turner, Galen Institute; moderated by Michael Tanner, Cato Institute and Roger Pilon, Cato Institute.
April 25, 2012
Book Forum

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

Featuring the author Linda Killian, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars; with comments by David Kirby, Vice President of Development, FreedomWorks; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
April 20, 2012
Policy Forum

Citizens v. the Ruling Elite

Featuring Mark Meckler, Co‐​founder, Tea Party Patriots; Eric O’Keefe, Co‐​Chairman, Campaign for Primary Accountability; Geoff Pallay, Special Projects Director, Ballotpedia; moderated by John Samples, Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute.
March 23, 2012
Conference

Obamacare in the Supreme Court

Featuring Michael Cannon, Cato Institute; Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center (Invited); Elizabeth Wydra, Constitutional Accountability Center; Jagadeesh Gokhale, Cato Institute; Timothy Sandefur, Pacific Legal Foundation; Simon Lazarus, National Senior Citizens Law Center; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Cato Institute and Roger Pilon, Cato Institute.