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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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    Stephanie Schriock on Women in Politics

    Stephanie Schriock talked about the challenges related to women running for and getting elected to public office. She detailed the history EMILY’s List, which was formed because…

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    Discussion on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum

    American University’s College of Law hosted a discussion and debate of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum after the U.S. Supreme Court reheard the case.

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    Health Care Law

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. Panelists included faculty in the areas of constitutional…

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    Federal Control of Executive Pay

    Kenneth Feinberg talked about the role of the federal government in executive pay. He had been appointed as a special administrator to oversee executive compensation of financial firms…

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    Supreme Court Confirmation Process

    Liberal and conservative veterans of past Supreme Court battles talked about the confirmation process. Topics included the nomination process, the types of questions asked in…

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    Gender and Justice

    Linda Greenhouse spoke about gender and justice. Among the topics she addressed were the history of women in the judiciary and the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S.…

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    Justice Scalia on Judicial Review

    Justice Scalia delivered the keynote address at the American University conference entitled, “Is Chevron Out of Gas? The State of Judicial Review 25 Years After Chevron U.S.A.,…

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    The Future of Military Commissions

    The panel focused on the implication of President Obama’s election on military commissions, specifically the tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees. They said that the…

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    Military Commission Discovery Issues

    A panel discussion was held on discovery and evidentiary issues of military commissions. They talked about the tribunals of Guantanamo Bay detainees as a case study in explaining the…

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    U.S. Information Policy

    Gary Stern, general counsel of the National Archives, spoke on the Obama Administration’s new rules on classified information. The President has said his administration will…

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    Military Commission Practice and Jurisprudence

    Major General John D. Altenburg, Jr. talked about military commission practice and jurisprudence. This was the luncheon keynote address of a day-long conference examining the…

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    Overview of Military Commissions

    After welcoming remarks, panelists gave an overview of military commission operations and practices. Among the topics they addressed were the rules and precedents for conducting…

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    Military Commission Jurisdictional Issues

    A panel discussion was held on jurisdictional issues of military commissions. Topics included why military commissions exist, who can be tried under the military commission process,…

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    Prosecutorial Misconduct

    As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about prosecutorial misconduct. In recent years,…

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    The Power of Prosecutors

    As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about the role of U.S. prosecutors in charging individuals…

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    International Security and Counterterroriam

    James Olson delivered the keynote luncheon address at the Emerging Issues in National and International Security 2007 conference. In his remarks he talked about his career in the…

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    Enforcing International Criminal Law

    Canadian Judge Philippe Kirsch talked about the topic, “The Role of the International Criminal Court in Enforcing International Criminal Law.” He explained that the ICC is an…

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    European Court of Human Rights

    After an introduction by Justice Breyer, Judge Wildhaber spoke on the present and future of the European Court of Human Rights. Topics included controlling countries that deny human…

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