September 11, 2018

Can Free Speech Be Progressive?

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 7, 2018

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

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.

April 18, 2018

What Europe Can Teach the United States about Free Speech

What Europe Can Teach the United States about Free Speech

Featuring Jacob Mchangama, Director, Justitia (Copenhagen); with comments by Russell A. Miller, J. B. Stombock Professor of Law, Washington and Lee Law School; moderated by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute.

March 29, 2018

Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Featuring the author Keith E. Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University; with comments by Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, George Mason University; moderated by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute.

February 14, 2018

Statecraft and Liberal Reform in Advanced Democracies

Statecraft and Liberal Reform in Advanced Democracies

Featuring the author Nils Karlson, Author; President of the Ratio Institute, Sweden; and Associate Professor at Uppsala University; with comments by John Samples, Vice President and Director of the Center for Representative Government, Cato Institute; moderated by Ian Vásquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

September 19, 2017

DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington

DC Confidential: Inside the Five Tricks of Washington

Featuring the author David Schoenbrod, Trustee Professor, New York Law School; with comments by William Galston, Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies and Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; moderated by John Samples, Vice President, Cato Institute.

March 30, 2017

Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest

Inside Job: How Government Insiders Subvert the Public Interest

Featuring the author Mark A. Zupan, President, Alfred University; with comments by Emily Ekins, Research Fellow, Cato Institute; and Jonathan Rauch, Brookings Institution; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

February 3, 2017

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Will President Trump Threaten Free Speech?

Featuring Flemming Rose, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Robert Corn-Revere, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; and Francis H. Buckley, Foundation Professor, George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law; author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America and columnist, New York Post; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.