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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie and Fitch Stores. The case addressed whether the retailer violated the civil rights…

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    President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Witnesses testified at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    13th Amendment and Slavery

    Pastors, historians, church choirs, and an actor portraying abolitionist Frederick Douglass reflected on the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished…

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    Book Discussion on The Return of George Washington

    Professor Edward Larson talked about his book, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789. This biography reveals the importance of General Washington reluctantly coming out of retirement…

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    George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention

    Edward Larson talked about George Washington’s role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Washington agreed to participate as the delegate from Virginia and was then voted to…

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    Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. The case addresses low-income housing and the 1968 Fair…

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    Rodriguez v. United States Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Rodriguez v. United States. The case addressed whether a police officer’s decision to extend a completed traffic stop to allow time to use a…

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    Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar. The case involved campaign finance regulations in judicial races and whether the First Amendment protects…

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    House Abortion Bill

    Lauren French talked about H.R. 36, a Republican-sponsored bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks from the point of conception.

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    Financing Judicial Elections

    Panelists talked about the Supreme Court case Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar. At issue in the case is whether a ban on solicitation of campaign donations by judicial candidates in state…

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    Reed v. Town of Gilbert Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Reed v. Town of Gilbert, on whether a town ordinance limiting the placement of signs, including those posted by a church, violates the free speech…

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    America and the Magna Carta

    Law professors talked about the origins of the Magna Carta and its influence on the U.S. Bill of Rights. This event took place at the Library of Congress, where a 1215 copy of the Magna…

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    Jess Bravin on Same-Sex Marriage Before the Supreme Court

    Jess Bravin was interviewed by telephone about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision the previous day to hear oral argument on same-sex marriage in the spring. He gave an overview of…

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    President Obama Remarks on Consumer Protection and Privacy

    President Obama spoke about cyber threats, identity theft, and consumer privacy. In announcing new protective measures, the president said, “If we’re goign to be connected,…

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    House Reading of U.S. Constitution

    House Republican and Democratic members gathered for a reading of the U.S. Constitution. This was the third consecutive time the House had started a new Congress with a reading of the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “What does freedom of expression mean today?” Susan Ferrechio also spoke by phone about a vote on the Keystone XL…

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    Financing Judicial Campaigns

    Panelists talked about Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar, which affects financing judicial campaigns. The U.S. Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral argument on January 20, 2015, on…

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    The Obama Administration and Separation of Powers

    Law professors talked about the Obama administration and separation of powers focusing on President Obama’s use of executive orders. They discussed whether the president…

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    Book Discussion on Religious Liberties for Corporations?

    Ilya Shapiro and David Gans talked about their book, Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution, in which they debate the issues…

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    Jeffrey Rosen on the National Constitution Center

    Jeffrey Rosen talked about the work of the National Constitution Center, including the opening of a new exhibit and a book fair to celebrate Bill of Rights Day, December 15, 2014.

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