November 18, 2009
Policy Forum

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

Featuring Edward Pinto, Mortgage Consultant and former Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae; Hon. Bruce Morrison, Former Congressman and Former Chair, Federal Housing Finance Board; Robert Litan, Vice President for Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Mark Stamm, Principal, Stamm Mortgage Management; and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
November 12, 2009
Book Forum

Too Big To Save? How to Fix The U.S. Financial System

Featuring the author, Robert Pozen, Chairman, MFS Investment Management; with comments by Kenneth E. Bentsen Jr., Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; and Phillip Swagel, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
June 24, 2009
Policy Forum

Bringing Transparency to the Federal Reserve

Featuring Rep. Ron Paul (R‑TX); with comments by Gilbert Schwartz, Partner, Schwartz & Ballen LLP, Former Associate General Counsel, Federal Reserve; and Bert Ely, President, Ely & Company, Inc. Moderated by Mark Calabria Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
June 16, 2009
Policy Forum

A New Course for Antitrust

Featuring Carl Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice; with comments by Joshua D. Wright, George Mason University School of Law; and Edwin S. Rockefeller, Former Chairman, ABA Section of Antitrust Law, and author of The Antitrust Religion. Moderated by Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
March 17, 2009
Policy Forum

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
February 4, 2009
Book Forum

In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace

Featuring the author, Temple University Law Professor David Post; Clive Crook, Chief Washington Commentator of the Financial Times and Senior Editor of The Atlantic Monthly; and Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law at The George Washington University and Legal Affairs Editor of The New Republic; moderated by Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies at the Cato Institute