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    Criminal Law and Subprime Mortgages

    Defense attorneys and former federal law-enforcement officials talked about the pressure on Congress to create new criminal laws and on the executive branch to prosecute and convict people…

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    2008 Supreme Court Term Review

    Panelists talked about the major cases heard and decided during the 2008-2009 Supreme Court term. They also responded to questions from audience members. Topics included the…

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    Midterm Supreme Court Review

    Panelists gave an assessment of the Supreme Court’s progress thus far at the mid-point in its term. Attorneys who have clerked for Supreme Court justices and who have argued…

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    Federal Sentencing Guidelines

    Participants talked about federal sentencing guidelines and the recent decision in Blakely v. Washington. Among the issues they addressed were the proper role of the judiciary in…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The panelists gave an overview of the first half of the Supreme Court term, including the key cases that were heard. They described the continuing, substantial increase in criminal…

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    Preview of 1990 Supreme Court Term

    In the weeks prior to the start of the new Supreme Court term, various groups are holding briefing to state their position on pending cases. In the first of these briefings, sponsored…

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    Supreme Court Midterm Review

    The participants discussed the impact of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the cases during her first term. The majority of the issues dealt with the First Amendment.

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    2003 Supreme Court Term Review

    Panelists discussed the 2003-2004 Supreme Court term, in particular cases dealing with First Amendment rights, free enterprise, and separation of powers. Mr. Starr remarked that…

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    Supreme Court Preview

    This program is a press briefing on key cases in the Supreme Court 1989 term.

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    Off-Label Drug Promotion

    Participants discussed the use of prescription drugs for purposes not intended by the Federal Drug Administration. They also discussed the restrictions placed on manufactures by the…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The Washington Legal Foundation sponsored a forum at the National Press Club to evaluate the decisions of the Supreme Court during its recently completed term. Issues involved in the…

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    Thomas Confirmation

    The Washington Legal Foundation held a conference concerning Judge Thomas' nomination, his experience and philosophy, his judicial decisions, and the role of the Senate in judicial…

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    Midterm Review of the Supreme Court

    Legal experts talked about cases being heard before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Topics included civil rights cases, a First Amendment case, and two Federal Communications…

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    Free Speech and Public Health

    Participants talked about the Food and Drug Administration regulation of information dissemination and the First Amendment. Among the topics they addressed were recent court cases…

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    New Directions of Federal Courts

    The speakers discussed the important decisions of the lower federal courts, especially those affecting business. The Washington Legal Foundation is a public interest law and policy…

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