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    Supreme Court 2013 Term Review

    Constitutional law attorneys reviewed the 2013-14 Supreme Court term. Topics included campaign finance, cell phone searches, and presidential recess appointment powers. The…

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    Judicial Nominations

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the keynote speaker at an Alliance for Justice forum on judicial nominations and diversity. She urged President Obama to nominate people to the…

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    Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term Preview

    Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for the 2013-14 term. Issues included affirmative action, presidential recess powers,…

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    Constitutionality of the Senate Filibuster

    Attorney Emmet Bondurant spoke about the Senate filibuster and his views that the practice was unconstitutional. He also talked about his efforts, along with the group Common Cause, to…

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    Legal and Public Policy Implications of the Trayvon Martin Shooting

    Panelists discussed legal and policy issues surrounding the Trayvon Martin shooting.  They explained “stand your ground” laws and why they were created. They also…

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    Justice Ginsburg Remarks

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about some of the cases heard during the 2011-2012 term, including cases involving strip searches of suspects arrested for minor offenses and Fourth…

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    ACLU in American Life

    Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national…

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    Book Discussion on Corporations Are Not People

    Jeffrey Clements argued that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision was flawed and outlined a plan to reverse it. He also responded to questions. This cocktail…

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    2011-2012 Supreme Court Term Preview

    Constitutional scholars and attorneys previewed the upcoming Supreme Court term. Among the topics they addressed were cases involving Federal Communications Commission decency rules,…

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    Book Discussion on Courage to Dissent

    Tomiko Brown-Nagin talked about her book, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement (Oxford University Press USA, 2011). Professor Brown-Nagin looks at…

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    Employment Discrimination Class Action Suits

    Attorneys and law professors analyzed the Supreme Court case of Wal-Mart v. Dukes case dealing with alleged employment discrimination against female workers for wage and promotion bias at…

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    Judicial Nominations in 2011

    White House Counsel Robert Bauer spoke about the Obama administration’s judicial nominees and the confirmation process. He noted a number of stalling tactics that Senators had…

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    2007 Arizona Immigration Law

    Lawyers who opposed the 2007 Arizona law that penalized employers for knowingly hiring illegal immigrants and compeled businesses to check the immigration status of employees against…

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    Congress and the Supreme Court

    Panelists spoke about the operation of the U.S. Supreme Court, recent cases heard by the court, and interpretation of congressional statutes and legislative intent. They also talked…

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    Justice Department Civil Rights Division Agenda

    Thomas Perez talked about the agenda of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. In his remarks he spoke of the continuing need for the civil rights division. Other…

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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Preview

    Panelists discussed upcoming the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case stems from a lower court case appeal in which the United States District…

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    American Constitution Society 2009 Convention

    The panel of sitting federal judges talked about the state of the federal judicial system. They focused on the challenges facing each federal circuit and solutions for overcoming…

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    Legal System and Policy Development

    A panel discussion was held on making chage in the current political environment. Topics included the Obama Administration’s policy on Guantanamo Bay, the role of Vice President,…

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    Ricci v. DeStefano Racial Discrimination Case

    Panelists talked about an upcoming Supreme Court case, Ricci v. DeStefano. The case case involved racial discrimination in the workplace and was the first major case the Roberts Court heard…

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    Supreme Court 2007-2008 Term Review

    Legal experts representing both progressive and conservative perspectives talked about the Supreme Court’s most noteworthy decisions during the previous term and identified emerging…

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