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    Senator Markey on Abortion Clinics Ruling

    Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) responded to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that day striking down a Massachusetts law that created buffer zones around abortion clinics. Writing for a…

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    Campaign Finance and Free Speech

    Panelists talked about Supreme Court rulings striking down campaign contribution limits, and how the issue relates to First Amendment free speech rights. Topics included a proposed…

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    Freedom of Speech at College

    Greg Lukianoff talked about issues related to the freedom of speech on college campuses. Topics included the cancellation of commencement speakers due to their views and speakers who…

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    Lawrence Hurley on Town of Greece v. Galloway

    Lawrence Hurley talked by phone about the Supreme Court decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway, which upheld the right of government entities to allow sectarian prayers prior to public…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the Supreme Court’s decision on Town of Greece v. Galloway to uphold prayer at public meetings. Lawrence Hurley was interviewed by…

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    Robert Barnes on Prayer in Public Meetings

    Robert Barnes spoke by telephone about the U.S. Supreme Court decision that day in Town of Greece v. Galloway, which upheld the right of government entities to allow sectarian prayers prior…

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    Future of Free Speech

    Constitutional scholars and authors talked about the future of free speech in America. Topics included college campus censorship, defamation, Holocaust denial, the Supreme…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on their interpretation of the First Amendment. The question was drawn from an April 17, 2014 “Kalb Report” interview with…

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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment and Freedom

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom. They were also asked questions…

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    Wood v. Moss Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wood v. Moss. The case involved pleas by two Secret Service agents for “qualified immunity” from a lawsuit claiming that the agents put…

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    50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

    Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they…

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    Book Discussion on Bong Hits 4 Jesus

    James Foster talked about his book, Bong Hits 4 Jesus: A Perfect Constitutional Storm in Alaska’s Capital, in which he discusses Morse v. Frederick, the Supreme Court case that…

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    McCullen v. Coakley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley to decide if a Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics unconstitutionally limits the free…

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    United States v. Apel Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Apel, a case concerning an anti-war activist who was protesting on land owned by a military base. The defendant was…

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    Town of Greece v. Galloway Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Town of Greece v Galloway, a separation of church-and-state case regarding prayers said before a town council meeting in upstate New York. The…

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    Town of Greece v. Galloway Reactions

    Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, lawyers from both sides spoke to reporters and answered questions on the steps of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Dissent

    Thomas Healy, former Supreme Court correspondent for The Baltimore Sun, talked about his book, The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind - and Changed the History of…

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    Senator McConnell Remarks on Free Speech

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about free speech issues and Obama administration policies. In his remarks he criticized the administration for bullying efforts, citing as an…

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    National Security Agency Surveillance of Telephones

    Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke to the press after a closed briefing of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee about National Security Agency collection of telephone records and…

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    History of Edwards v. South Carolina

    Bobby Donaldson and Isaac Washington talked about the Edwards v. South Carolina Supreme Court case. The case resulted from a protest on March 2, 1961, when 187 peaceful civil rights…

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