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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer opinions about term limits for U.S. Supreme Court justices, divided between those in support and opposed. The question was inspired by the…

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    Book Discussion on Rights in the Balance

    Mark Scherer talked about the precedent set in the Supreme Court case Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart. In 1975, Erwin Simants murdered six members of the Kellie family in the rural…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts ‘the umpire-in-chief'?” The question was drawn from Chief…

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    Senator Rand Paul at Conservative Policy Summit

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke about judicial restraint and activism. He noted conservatives' belief in judicial restraint but argued that the court should protect individual…

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    After Words with Damon Root

    Damon Root talked about his book Overruled: The Long War for Control of the Supreme Court, in which he explores the battle between those who believe the Supreme Court should engage in…

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    Book Discussion on The Case Against the Supreme Court

    Erwin Chemerinsky talked about his book The Case Against the Supreme Court, in which he argues that while Supreme Court justices have a reputation for being objective, evidence shows that…

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    Inside the Supreme Court

    Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan talked about her career, her approach to law, and her experiences serving on the Supreme Court. She spoke about diversity and collegiality in the high…

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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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    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. She was interviewed while at the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held by…

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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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    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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    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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    Justice Kagan on the Supreme Court

    Justice Elena Kagan spoke about the workings of the Supreme Court. Topics included the issue of diversity on the Court and the confirmation process, which she described as political…

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    Justice Thomas on the Supreme Court

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas talked about his career. He credited Justice Antonin Scalia with helping him adjust to being a Supreme Court justice, and called himself…

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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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    Supreme Court Transparency

    Former Solicitor General Kenneth Starr, former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal, Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, and others talked about ways the Supreme Court…

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    The Roberts Court and 2013 Supreme Court Cases

    Panelists talked about the U.S. Supreme Court in its eighth year under Chief Justice Roberts. They reviewed recent cases and previewed issues before the court in the 2013-2014…

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    Justice Ginsburg on Supreme Court Rulings and Political Activism

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about some of the past rulings of the Court involving health care, affirmative action, voting rights, and gender equality. She warned about what she…

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