May 19, 2014

Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens

Mugged by the State: When Regulators and Prosecutors Bully Citizens

Featuring Kevin Gates, Vice President, Powhatan Energy Fund; William Hurwitz, M.D., Pain Treatment Specialist; Lawrence Lewis, Engineer and Building Manager; and William Yeatman, Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

September 19, 2013

America’s Longest War

America's Longest War

With comments from: Paul Feine, Director and Producer, America’s Longest War; Michael Barone, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Laura W. Murphy, Director, Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union.

July 24, 2013

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

Featuring Radley Balko, Author, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces, Senior Writer, Huffington Post; and Mark Lomax, Executive Director, National Association of Tactical Officers; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

March 12, 2013

Code of the West

With comments from Julie Stewart, Founder and President, Families Against Mandatory Minimums; and Steph Sherer, Executive Director, Americans for Safe Access; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

April 23, 2012

“Stand Your Ground” Laws: Self-Defense or License to Kill?

"Stand Your Ground" Laws: Self-Defense or License to Kill?

Featuring Clayton E. Cramer, Historian, Co-author, Cato study, Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens; Massad Ayoob, Firearms Trainer, author of In the Gravest Extreme; Steven Jansen, Vice President, Association of Prosecuting Attorneys; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

November 15, 2011

Ending the Global War on Drugs

Ending the Global War on Drugs: Keynote Address

Featuring Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former President, Brazil; Jorge Castañeda, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico; Mary Anastasia O’Grady, Member of the Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal; Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, Speaker of the House of Deputies, Uruguay; Glenn Greenwald, Columnist and Blogger, Salon; Leigh Maddox, Board Member, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Professor, University of Maryland Francis Carey School of Law; Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance; Tucker Carlson, Editor-in-Chief, Daily Caller.

June 17, 2010

More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws

Featuring the author John R. Lott, Jr.; with comments from Paul Helmke, President, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence; and Jeff Snyder, Attorney and Author, Nation of Cowards: Essays on the Ethics of Gun Control (Accurate Press, 2001). Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

April 28, 2010

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Featuring Scott Bullock, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice; and Marian R. Williams, Department of Government and Justice Studies, Appalachian State University; with comments by Scott Burns, Executive Director, National District Attorneys Association. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

March 24, 2010

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

10 Rules for Dealing with Police

With comments from William “Billy” Murphy, Attorney and 10 Rules Narrator and Neill Franklin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.