Cato Forum on Qualified Immunity

Featuring The Hon. Lynn S. Adelman, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; William Baude, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago; Victor M. Glasberg, Principal, Victor M. Glasberg & Associates; Andrew J. Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; moderated by Clark Neily, Vice President for Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.

Clark Neily

Clark Neily is vice president for criminal justice at the Cato Institute. His areas of interest include constitutional law, overcriminalization, civil forfeiture, police accountability, and gun rights. Neily is the author of Terms of Engagement, and contributed a chapter to Visions of Liberty. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy amongst others. Neily is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer for the Federalist Society, Institute for Humane Studies, and American Constitution Society. He also teaches constitutional litigation and public‐​interest law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. Before joining Cato in 2017, Neily was a senior attorney and constitutional litigator at the Institute for Justice and director of the Institute’s Center for Judicial Engagement. Neily served as co‐​counsel in District of Columbia v. Heller, the historic case in which the Supreme Court held for the first time that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to own a gun for self‐​defense.