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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Korematsu v. United States

    Dean Chemerinsky delivered his argument for including Korematsu v. United States in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1944…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Plessy v. Ferguson

    Professor Amar delivered his argument for including Plessy v. Ferguson in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1896 decision…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Introduction

    Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium exploring the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes. After the welcoming remarks, Professor Edward Larson delivered opening…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins

    Professor Sherry delivered her argument for including Erie Railroad v. Tompkins in the “Hall of Shame” as one of the worst United States Supreme Court decisions. The 1938…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Buck v. Bell

    Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium exploring the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes. Among the cases discussed was Buck v. Bell, which in 1927 upheld…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Closing Remarks

    Professors G. Edward White and Paul Finkelman made closing remarks at a symposium exploring the United States Supreme Court decisions nominated for a “Hall of Shame.” Professor…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Professor Daniel Farber delivered his argument for the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford being the top entrant in the “Hall of Shame” for United States Supreme Court…

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    The Presidential Election of 1800

    Professor Ed Larson teaches a class on American legal history at Pepperdine University in Malibu. In the class of Monday, February 14, 2011, he lectured on the 1800 election contest…

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    Judicial Opinion Writing

    America and the Courts (Satuday, Aug. 2nd)

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    Writing Judicial Opinions

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was joined in conversation about standards of excellence in legal reasoning and how the law’s coherence is principally advanced or impeded in…

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    Arguing Before the Supreme Court

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his former colleague in the Solicitor General’s office, attorney Carter Phillips, talked about Supreme Court advocacy and deliberation. The…

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    Drug Trafficking

    The constitutionality of kidnapping suspected drug traffickers from foreign countries and the application of a federally instituted death penalty on convicted drug traffickers were the two…

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