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    Neoconservatism and Culture Wars of the 1980s and 1990s

    Albert Camarillo talked about the end of New Deal liberalism and the rise of neoconservatism as marked by the ascendency of Ronald Reagan. This political shift was accompanied by what…

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    Data Collection, Security and Protection

    Panelists talked about privacy and security concerns resulting from data collection by the government and private sector as more devices collect and transmit user data. They also…

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    Gun Policy Debate

    A debate was held on gun policy. Stanford Law Professor John Donohue spoke in favor or gun control legislation. Civil rights attorney Don Kilmer spoke for the rights of gun…

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    A Conversation with Clarence Jones

    Clarence Jones spoke about what it was like to work closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how the Letter from Birmingham Jail was written, and the journey to the March on Washington…

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    Mental Illness and Gun Violence

    Leading experts talked about gun violence and mental illness in America. Among the topics they discussed were appropriate medical, legal and social responses, plus gun laws around the…

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    Greg Smith Remarks on Business Ethics

    Wall Street executive Greg Smith spoke to Stanford students about his time at the Goldman Sachs, why he quit and the ethics of Wall Street investment firms. He resigned from Goldman…

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    Book Discussion on The Terror Courts

    Jess Bravin talked about his book, The Terror Cours: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay, in which he discusses the challenges facing military prosecutors as they work to prosecute suspected…

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    Religious Liberty

    Panelists talked about Stanford University Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic and the types of cases the clinic would handle. Some of the issues they covered included the…

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    Book Discussion on The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times

    Arlie Hochschild talked about his book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times, in which she explored the expansion of the market into private lives and how this had transformed…

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    Ethics of Wealth

    Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department Gavin Jones, talk about the disparity of wealth during the Gilded Age. Professor White…

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    Stanford University Commencement Address

    Mayor Cory Booker gave the commencement address to the 2012 graduating class of Stanford University. He talked about his career, civil rights, the nature of courage, and the how and…

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    Social Media and the News

    Social media editors and journalists talked about the impact on social media on news reporting, and what defined professional journalism. They responded to questions from the audience.

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    Technology Regulation

    Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics included two congressional bills intended to stop Internet piracy, the Food and Drug…

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    Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Law

    Panelists discussed the constitutionality of the individual insurance mandate in the 2010 health care law. They also talked about several cases scheduled to be heard by the Supreme…

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    Redistricting Commissions

    Angelo Ancheta made the keynote speech at a conference on redistricting. He focused on the 2008 California law that created citizens redistricting commission, the establishment and…

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    Redistricting and Changing Demographics

    Political scientists, authors, and professors talked about demographics and voting rights. Topics included pending state voter identification laws and 2012 ballot measures. They…

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    Redistricting and Election Laws

    Law professors Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily talked about redistricting issues in the next decade. Topics included past, current, and potential court cases around the…

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    Redistricting and Voting Rights

    A bipartisan panel of legal experts talked about redistricting efforts and clashes in Texas, Georgia, California, and elsewhere. In addition, they debated the constitutionality of…

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    The Great Migration

    Professor Allyson Hobbs is a specialist in African-American social and cultural history and 20th century American history. She used slides as she lectured about the “Great…

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    Federal Intervention In Auto Industry Bailout

    A panel of bankruptcy law experts talked about the use of bankruptcy courts by large businesses and legal questions over the government’s auto industry bailout. They also…

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