February 4, 2019
Policy Forum

America’s Border Wars: Inside the Constitution‐​free Zone

Featuring Vicki Gaubeca, Director, Southern Border Communities Coalition; Terry Bressi, Chief Engineer of the Spacewatch Project, University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab; Chris Montoya, 21‐​year Customs and Border Patrol veteran; Jennifer Johnson, Policy Director, Southern Border Communities Coalition; moderated by Patrick Eddington, Policy Analyst in Homeland Security and Civil Liberties, Cato Institute.
September 20, 2018
Policy Forum

The Indian Child Welfare Act at 40

Featuring Timothy Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute, and author, Escaping the ICWA Penalty Box; Matthew McGill, Partner, Washington, D.C., office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Charles Rothfeld, Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School; counsel at the firm of Mayer Brown; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies.
September 11, 2018
Policy Forum

Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

Featuring Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Robert F. Bauer, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, New York University School of Law; and Ronald K. L. Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar, University of Washington School of Law; moderated by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute.
May 15, 2018
Book Forum

The Debasement of Human Rights: How Politics Sabotage the Ideal of Freedom

Featuring the author Aaron Rhodes, Human rights advocate; Executive Director, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (1993–2007); President, Forum for Religious Freedom–Europe; with comments by James Kirchick, Visiting Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy, Brookings Institution; and Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Director of Policy, Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, State Department (1986–1987); moderated by Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.
May 7, 2018
Book Forum

HATE: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Featuring the author Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law, New York Law School, and Past President, American Civil Liberties Union; with comments by Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center; and John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute; moderated by Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute.
May 1, 2017
Book Forum

The Soul of the First Amendment

Featuring the author Floyd Abrams, Senior Counsel, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP; with comments by Ronald Collins, Harold S. Shefelman Scholar, University of Washington School of Law and Author, “First Amendment News,” Concurring Opinions blog; and Ilya Shapiro, Editor‐​in‐​Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; moderated by Roger Pilon, Director, Center for Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.