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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Preview

    Constitutional attorneys and scholars previewed major cases in the 2014 Supreme Court term, which would begin October 6, 2014. Notable cases on the docket included racial gerrymandering of…

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    Recess Appointments Debate

    Law professors debated the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012. The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in…

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    Justice Thomas on the Supreme Court

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas talked about his career. He credited Justice Antonin Scalia with helping him adjust to being a Supreme Court justice, and called himself…

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    Book Discussion on Dumbing Down the Courts

    John Lott talked about his book, Dumbing Down the Courts: How Politics Keeps the Smartest Judges Off the Bench, in which he argues that partisan politicians do not like to nominate smart…

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    Supreme Court 2013-14 Term Preview

    Attorneys and legal experts previewed the 2013-14 Supreme Court term. Topics included cases involving affirmative action, campaign finance, and the First Amendment.  Speakers:…

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    Supreme Court and the Death Penalty

    John Stinneford spoke about the Supreme Court and the death penalty at Ava Maria University Law School and Federalist Society. He talked about the meaning behind “cruel and…

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    Book Discussion on Saving Justice

    Frank Easterbrook, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, talked about the late Robert Bork’s last book, Saving Justice: Watergate, the Saturday Night Massacre, and…

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    Same-Sex Marriage Debate

    Sherif Girgis and Andrew Koppelman debated same-sex marriage. Mr. Sherif argued against same-sex marriage, saying the issue was not about equality but rather what marriage is and…

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    Senator Mike Lee at the Federalist Society

    Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He talked about the Affordable Care Act, the presidential election and its outcome,…

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    Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Federalist Society

    Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) spoke at the Federalist Society’s annual national lawyers convention. He urged the members of the National Lawyers Convention to band together and…

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    Senator-Elect Ted Cruz at the Federalist Society

    Texas Senator-Elect Ted Cruz (R) discussed the results of the 2012 elections and statements made during the campaigns. He said Republicans lost because they never made an argument…

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    U.S. Supreme Court 2012 Term Preview

    The Federalist Society previewed the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court Term.

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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    Legal experts previewed the 2012-13 Supreme Court term. Some of the cases included affirmative action at universities, human rights abuses overseas, national security, and privacy issues,…

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    225th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution

    In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, Justice Clarence Thomas and Yale Law School Professor Akhil Amar discussed the Constitution’s past, present, and…

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    Use of Executive Branch Powers

    Law professors and authors talked about Executive Branch power, the Constitution, and Congress. They focused on the role of Executive branch officials in making high-level policy…

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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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    Alberto Gonzales Remarks

    Former George W. Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales spoke at a Federalist Society luncheon. He talked about his experiences at the Bush White House, the judicial…

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    Judge Dennis Jacobs Remarks

    Judge Dennis Jacobs spoke about national security law and the U.S. Constitution. He also focused on the practice of law, the role of lawyers, and national security policy.

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    Financial Regulations Law

    Panelists talked about the constitutionality of the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Reform Act. Topics included the non-delegation doctrine/separation of powers, the role of the…

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