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    Chief Justice Roger Taney and the Civil War

    Timothy Huebner talked about Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and emancipation. Roger B. Taney served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1836 to his death in 1864 and delivered the…

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    Supreme Court and Religion

    Legal experts and journalists talked about the influence of faith and religion religion in the way U.S. Supreme Court justices review and decide cases. After a long history of…

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    Book Discussion on A Mere Machine

    Professor Anna Harvey talked about her book, A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy in which she looks at the influence of the U.S. House of Representatives on…

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    In Depth with Joan Biskupic

    Joan Biskupic talked about her life and her career covering the Supreme Court. She also responded to viewer questions and comments. Ms. Biskupic is the author of three…

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    Interview with Sandra Day O'Connor

    Sandra Day O’Connor talked about her book, Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court. br/ She was interviewed while at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was…

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    Book TV on the Supreme Court

    A collection of segments from Book TV programs featured author talks about the Supreme Court. br/ Book Discussions featured in this program included: br/ Uncertain Justice: The Roberts…

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    Public Opinion Toward the Supreme Court

    Penn Schoen Berland pollster Robert Green spoke by phone about his recent survey on public opinion toward the Supreme Court.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines are open for viewer’s opinions on the Supreme Court. Penn Schoen Berland pollster Robert Green spoke by phone about his recent survey on public opinion toward the…

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    Seventh Circuit Judicial Conference Dinner

    Solicitor General Donald Verrilli talked about his role as the government’s top lawyer. Topics included his relationship with members of President Obama’s cabinet and the…

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    Book Discussion on Uncertain Justice

    Laurence Tribe talked about his book, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution, in which he argues that the Supreme Court under Justice John Roberts was quietly rewriting…

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    St. Louis' Old Courthouse and the Dred Scott Case

    National Park Service Historian Bob Moore visited St. Louis’s Old Courthouse, including the courtroom where Dred and Harriet Scott were eventually granted their freedom, and…

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    Justice Sotomayor on Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her career as a prosecutor, district judge, appellate judge, and Supreme Court justice. She stressed the importance of relationships and public…

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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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    Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court and the Constitution

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed by Pete Williams and responded to questions from students in the audience at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Supreme Court’s temporary halt to same-sex marriages in Utah.

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    Supreme Court Issues

    Law Professor Mark Tushnet reveiwed the Supreme Court’s key decisions in 2013. He also previewed the 2014 term, and discussed the intellectual battle between the conservative and…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was interviewed by former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson about the Supreme Court’s role in society. Among the topics she addressed were…

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    Personal Accounts from U.S. Solicitors General

    Former Solicitors General Drew Days, Paul Clement, and Justice Elena Kagan recounted the experiences and challenges of the position, which represents the United States government before the…

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    The Evolution of SCOTUSblog

    Panelists talked about the evolution of SCOTUSblog as a source of information for watchers of the U.S. Supreme Court. Tom Goldstein and his wife Amy Howe, co-founders of the blog,…

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    Covering the Supreme Court in the Digital Age

    Panelists talked about media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court in the digital age. Topics included media access to the justices and cases, the future of technology allowed in court…

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