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    Care of Returning Veterans

    Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted the needs of veterans returning from World War II and the Korea and Vietnam wars with the…

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    Book Discussion on The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

    Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors examine several, regional tea party chapters and report that tea party supporters are…

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    Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    General Martin Dempsey spoke about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. He also reflected on his experiences at Duke University and in his subsequent military career.

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    U.S. Defeat of Japan in World War II

    John David Lewis is a professor of philosophy and politics at Duke University, specializing in military history and foreign policy. In his book Nothing Less than Victory he argues that…

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    Race and the Humanities

    Professors spoke about minority and African-American contributions to and depictions in the humanities. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Race in 21st Century America

    Participants spoke about the influence of race in politics. Among the issues they addressed were the demographics of the electorate in the 2008 presidential election, the Obama…

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    Race and Immigration

    Law professors spoke about race and immigration policy at a three-day conference on race in America hosted by Duke University. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of…

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    Race and Inequality

    Professor Darity moderated a discussion of racial inequality after each of the panelists made a presentation, some with slides. They also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Ray Suarez Remarks on Race in America

    Ray Suarez talked to students about the role race plays in contemporary America. He also talked about immigration, the history of race relations, and demographic changes during his…

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    Judge Sotomayor at 2005 Duke University Forum

    In 2005 Judge Sonia Sotomayor took part in a panel discussion on clerking for an appellate court judge. The event took place at the Duke University Law School in Durham, North…

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    Strategic Change in Afghanistan and Iraq

    A panel discussion was held on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. Topics included the future of military presence in the region, the impact of the Pentagon’s…

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    Surveillance and Intelligence Gathering

    A panel discussion was held on the legal issues surrounding surveillance and intelligence gathering. Topics includes the creation of FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act), its…

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    Media Access to Court Proceedings

    Legal scholars spoke about the judicial process in other countries, particularly in high profile cases, cameras in the courtroom, and other media access issues. “Comparative Law…

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    Role of the Court in Media Access

    A panel discussion was held on the role of the courts in handling media coverage of high-profile cases. David Levi moderated a panel of judges who have handled high-profile…

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    Book Discussion on Justice for All: Earl Warren

    Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the…

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    Keynote Address

    Secretary Chertoff delivered a dinner keynote address at the National Security Law Conference. Topics included the relationship between law and national security, worldwide terrorism…

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    Civil Litigation and Terrorism

    Assistant Secretary Baker opened the National Security Law Conference with remarks on U.S. security interests and law enforcement programs to strengthen national security. Following…

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    National Security, Leaks, and the Press

    The panelists talked about the topic of national security secrets in a democracy, including leaks, whistleblowers, and the media. Other topics included classified documents,…

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    Luncheon Keynote Speech

    Rep. Harman, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, delivered a luncheon keynote address at the conference. Topics included congressional reform,…

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    Detaining and Prosecuting Terrorists

    A roundtable discussion was held on detaining and prosecuting alleged terrorists. Topics included the history of enemy detention, Supreme Court rulings, and the creation of military…

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