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    Liberian President on Ebola Outbreak

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke by video conference about the Ebola crisis in Western Africa. She talked about the efforts being made to combat it and said that her…

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    Response to Western Africa Ebola Outbreak

    Panelists talked about the social, political, and cultural challenges of combating the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Topics included the health care infrastructure, quarantine and…

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    Western Africa Ebola Outbreak Conference

    Panelists talked about the Ebola outbreak in the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo, including how the urban nature of the current outbreak made…

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    Implications of the Ebola Crisis

    Panelist discussed the health and economic effects of the Ebola outbreak on the Western Africa countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Congo. They discussed the legal…

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    Future of Human Rights

    An international panel discussed human rights law, how human rights are enforced in different countries, and how the rule of law itself becomes part of a culture over time. They also…

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    Next-Generation Human Rights Challenges

    An international panel discussed human rights law. Among other topics they considered major successes as well as unaddressed issues in the human rights movement, the effectiveness of…

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    Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan spoke to Georgetown University Law Center students about her life and career. This event was part of the Dean’s Lecture to the Graduating Class…

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    Book Discussion on On Constitutional Disobedience

    Louis Michael Seidman talked about his book, On Constitutional Disobedience, in which he argues that it’s time to stop treating the Constitution as a sacred document that needs to be…

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    Book Discussion on Teaching Law

    Professor Robin West, author of Teaching Law, talked about the issues facing law schools today, including high costs, outdated curriculums, and the lack of job opportunities upon…

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    Book Discussion on Restoring the Lost Constitution

    Professor Randy Barnett talked about his book, Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty, in which he argues that for many decades, U.S. courts have failed uphold the…

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    Book Discussion on The Hippocratic Myth

    Professor M. Gregg Bloche talked about his book, The Hippocratic Myth: Why Doctors Are Under Pressure to Ration Care, Practice Politics, and Compromise Their Promise to Heal, in which he…

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    Book Discussion on Death By Moderation

    Professor David Koplow talked about his book, Death By Moderation: The U.S. Military’s Quest for Useable Weapons, in which he looks at the U.S. Military’s attempts to develop…

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    National Security Agency Surveillance and Intelligence Gathering

    Representative James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), gave the keynote address at a Georgetown University Law Center discussion on proposed changes by Congress to National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Surveillance and Foreign Intelligence Gathering

    Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about U.S. surveillance and intelligence gathering. In his remarks he said said that the FISA Court was no longer enough to ensure Americans'…

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    Same-Sex Marriage Cases

    Coverage of this event was cancelled. Following two days of oral arguments on same-sex marriage, a panel of legal experts reviews the cases before the Supreme Court. The previous day…

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    State Energy Analysis

    Laurie Burt presented the Merck Family Fund’s State Energy Analysis Tool and described how how states and businesses can use it to find information online to reduce greenhouse gas…

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    Federal Sustainability Efforts

    Gina McCarthy spoke about how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would implement President Obama’s agenda for addressing global climate change during his second…

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    State Emission Reduction Efforts

    California and Delaware officials and environmental group representatives talked about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote energy efficiency. They showed…

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    Obama Administration Climate Change Policy

    Eileen Claussen outlined actions the Obama administration could take to address global climate change with and without Congress. Issues included new rules on power plant emissions,…

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    Future of Clean Energy

    Senior staff from the House, Senate, and Energy Department presented their priorities for clean energy policy. “The Path Forward on Clean Energy” was a panel of a Georgetown…

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