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    Book Discussion on The Hidden White House

    Robert Klara talked about his book, The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence, in which he recounts the physical improvements made…

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    Justice Elena Kagan on the Career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan gave the New York City Bar Association’s 12th annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law. Justice…

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    Personal Accounts from U.S. Solicitors General

    Former Solicitors General Drew Days, Paul Clement, and Justice Elena Kagan recounted the experiences and challenges of the position, which represents the United States government before the…

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    James Weldon Johnson and the History of Harlem

    Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to Capital of Black America, talked about James Weldon Johnson, a poet, songwriter, author,…

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    Book Discussion on Payback

    Thane Rosenbaum spoke about his book, Payback: The Case for Revenge, in which he argues that revenge and justice are not mutually exclusive ideas. In his book, the author contends that…

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    Diversity and the Judiciary

    Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Roger Gregory spoke about the importance of diversity in the federal judiciary, his recess appointment by President Clinton, and his experience as the…

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    The Use of Foreign Law in Domestic Courts

    Panelists discussed the use of foreign law in domestic courts. Topics included the political as well as the legal issues and the consequences of using foreign law as well as untested…

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    Women and the Law

    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer delivered the Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law. She talked about…

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    Federal Tax Reform

    John Buckley talked about tax reform issues. He reviewed the history of changes in the tax system and discussed the basic policy decisions that would need to be reviewed such as…

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    The Trial of Saddam Hussein

    A panel discussion was held about the trial and execution of Saddam Hussein. Panelists were all involved in the trial in some capacity. Topics included the fairness of the…

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    First Amendment and the Entertainment Industry

    The panelists discussed “content convergence” regarding the First Amendment in the new world of entertainment and information. Topics included separating commercial speech…

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    Women and the Law, Part 2

    As part of the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law, chief justices talked about their experience in the law. This program is the second hour…

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    Women and the Law, Part 1

    As part of the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law, this program is the first hour of a panel discussion by women chief…

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    Congressional Lobbying

    Panelists spoke on the topic “A Look Ahead to the New Congress: What to Expect, How to Stay Informed and How to be Heard.” Among the topics they addressed were issues…

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    Women and the Law

    Following introductions by Judge Kaye and Justice Ginsburg, Ms. Conlin, a former U.S. attorney, delivered the Ginsburg Lecture on Women and the Law. She discussed her efforts to…

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    Women's Rights Around the World

    Panelists talked about the legal status of women and civil rights issues. Among the topics addressed were international laws affecting women’s rights, the standing of women in…

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    Women's Rights Around the World

    Ms. Albright spoke about international women’s rights issues and the treatment of women under the law. Among the topics she addressed were the implementation and enforcement…

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    Role of the International Law Community

    Justice Breyer talked about the role and contributions of the international law community in light of international attacks and the recent events of September 11. Following his remarks he…

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    Constitutionalizing Women's Equality

    Following an introduction by Justice Ginsburg, Dean Sullivan delivered the keynote address at a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Legal Defense and Education Fund of the National…

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    A Whitewater Legacy

    Judge Wald talked about several judicial decisions made by the Court of Appeals during the course of the Witewater investigation. She spoke about the types of cases which appeared…

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