May 1, 2017

The Soul of the First Amendment

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.

February 15, 2017

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance

Stingrays: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance - Panel 1

Featuring Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Jonathan Rudenberg, co-founder, Flynn; Laura Moy, Deputy Director, Center on Privacy & Technology, Georgetown University Law School; Neema Singh Guliani, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Adam Bates, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow, 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.

September 27, 2016

The Domestic Drone Revolution: Risks and Rewards in Perspective

The Domestic Drone Revolution: Risks and Rewards in Perspective - Opening Remarks and Panel 1: Drones, Law Enforcement, and Civil Liberties

Panelists include Tim Adelman, attorney, LeclairRyan; Kristi Lane Scott, Deputy Director, Office of Privacy & Civil Liberties, United States Department of Justice; Patrick Eddington, policy analyst, homeland security and civil liberties, Cato Institute; Matthew Feeney, policy analyst at the Cato Institute; Travis R. Hall, telecommunications policy analyst, National Telecommunications and Information Administration; Arthur Holland Michel, co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College; Don Roby, training program manager, Airborne Law Enforcement Association; Stephanie Spear, commercial regulatory policy representative, National Association of Realtors; Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project; and Justin Towles, vice president, regulatory and legislative affairs, American Association of Airport Executives.

January 7, 2016

The Assassin’s Veto

The Assassin’s Veto

Featuring Robert Corn-Revere, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute, and Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; with comments by Catherine Ross, George Washington University Law School; moderated by John Samples, Vice President and Publisher, Cato Institute.

June 4, 2015

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law around the World - Panel 1: Magna Carta and the Western Tradition

Featuring Richard Helmholz, Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School; Roger Pilon, Vice President for Legal Affairs, Cato Institute; Tom Palmer, Executive Vice President for International Programs, Atlas Network, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Richard Pipes, Professor of History Emeritus, Harvard University; Swaminathan Aiyar, Research Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Juan Carlos Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute; and Ian Vasquez, Director, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.