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    Fourth Amendment and Technology, Panel 3

    Panelists talked about how the state of digital technology and government surveillance has outpaced privacy protection laws, including the Fourth Amendment. Speakers include…

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    Fourth Amendment and Technology, Luncheon Speaker

    Joseph Nacchio spoke about government and law enforcement use of surveillance and data collecting technologies and what it means for Americans' constitutional rights. In 2007,…

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    Fourth Amendment and Technology, Panel 2

    Legal analysts talked about government surveillance and data gathering technologies in the digital age. They also discussed the roles of Congress, courts, and the administration in…

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    Fourth Amendment and Technology, Panel 1

    Legal analysts talked about government surveillance and data gathering technologies and argued they were outpacing laws intended to regulate them. “New Developments in Surveillance…

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    Lobbying and Ethics Laws

    James Thurber talked about lobby reform and ethical issues regarding members of Congress. He spoke about previous efforts to change lobbying practices on Capitol Hill and discussed…

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    Federal Lobbying Laws

    Attorney Joseph Sandler talked about the strengths and weaknesses in the laws governing lobbying practices, gift rules, and foreign agents. Mr. Sandler is a former general counsel…

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    Lobbying and the Regulatory Process

    Neil Kerwin talked about federal regulation of lobbying, as well as strengths and weaknesses of the current system of rules and restrictions. This talk was part of American…

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    Congressional-Presidential Relations

    Former White House legislative affairs liaisons from the administrations of George H.W. Bush to President Obama discussed how they interacted with Congress to pass legislation. They…

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    Dialogue and Diplomacy in the Reagan-Gorbachev Era

    Panelists who worked closely with American and Soviet leadership explained their personal experiences at the end of the Cold War. They talked about the behind-the-scenes interactions…

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    Immigration System and the Hispanic Community

    Legal advocates talked about the impact of the U.S. immigration system on the Hispanic community. Topics included the status of immigration reform legislation; the effects of…

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    Legal Representation for Hispanic Immigrants

    Hispanic legal advocates talked about difficulties related to providing undocumented immigrants with effective representation. Among the issues they examined were people offering…

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    National Security Agency and Privacy Debate

    Michael Hayden and Barton Gellman debated the role of the National Security Agency (NSA) and privacy laws. They spoke about the process by which the NSA conducted its operations,…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the relationship between the Republican Party and Latino voters. They talked about current research on the factors affecting Latino support, and suggested that…

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    Latino Voters and the Republican Party, Panel 2

    Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies, political analyst Leslie Sanchez, and David Winston of The Winston Group talked about the future of Latino voters' relationship with the Republican…

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    Political Transition in Iraq

    Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Lukman Faily described his country’s road from dictatorship to democracy. He also talked about Iraq’s current political climate and relations…

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    Think Tanks and Lobbying

    Matt Bennett talked about the history of think tanks, their influence in Congress, and how a think tank moves a public policy issue such as the Affordable Care Act or…

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    Media Coverage of Lobbying

    Ron Elving, senior Washington editor for NPR News, spoke about the media coverage of lobbing and the relationship between lobbyists and the press. Toics included the relationships of…

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    Future of Immigration Reform

    Jack Martin, director of special projects for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), talked about immigration reform. Topics included efforts to make it harder for…

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    2014 Elections

    Charlie Cook talked about the history of midterm elections highlighted and the the political environment leader up to the 2014 congressional elections. He said the issue that President…

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    Shifting Voter Demographics

    Panelists talked about population and demographic shifts in America’s suburbs and how this would affect future elections in America. They used slides to discuss the role…

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