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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 2

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously and the Supreme Court case United…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 1

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S.…

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    40th Anniversary of United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S. Supreme…

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    American Racial Concepts and Plessy v. Ferguson

    Bowie State University history professor Tamara Brown talks about the American concept of race and how it factored into the Supreme Court’s 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson decision. The…

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    Brown v. Board of Education

    Sherrilyn Ifill talked by remote video from New York City about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case’s 60th anniversary, the effects of school desegregation in the U.S.,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education on the question “School Segregation: Still an…

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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General…

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    School Desegregation

    Nikole Hannah-Jones talked about her article in The Atlantic on schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama ahead of the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of…

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    Book Discussion on The Right to Counsel

    Lisa Wroble talked about her book, The Right to Counsel: From Gideon v. Wainwright to Gideon’s Trumpet (Famous Court Cases That Became Movies). In June 1961, Clarence E. Gideon was…

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    Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan

    Panelists talked about the importance and legacy of the New York Times v. Sullivan Supreme Court case, as well as the history of the Supreme Court reporting.  br/ In the 1964 Supreme…

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    March for Life Rally

    Members of Congress and anti-abortion activists spoke at the annual “March for Life” rally, marking the 41th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision…

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    Supreme Court and the Press

    A panel of law professors and journalists talked about the New York Times v. Sullivan Supreme Court case, and the relationship between the Supreme Court and the press. They spoke about…

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    Justice Ginsburg on Supreme Court Rulings and Political Activism

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about some of the past rulings of the Court involving health care, affirmative action, voting rights, and gender…

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    Philosophy and Politics of Roe v. Wade

    Panelists talked about the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade. They critiqued the Court’s opinion and considered the politics surrounding the case.  Princeton…

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    Book Discussion on Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery

    Earl Maltz talked about his book, Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery, in which he examines the political atmosphere in the U.S. leading up to the Dred Scott v. Sandford Supreme Court…

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    History of American Reproductive Law

    Deirdre Condit spoke about the history of reproductive law in the United States. She talked about the 1965 U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, about the prohibited use of…

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    School Prayer

    Lee Lawrence talked about her Christian Science Monitor cover story, “Prayer in School,” on the Supreme Court 1962 and 1963 decisions on school-sponsored prayer, and how the…

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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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    After Words with Karen Houppert

    Karen Houppert talked about her book, Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People’s Justice, in which she explores how the Supreme Court arrived at the decision to allow a…

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    Book Discussion on Generation Roe

    Women’s health activist Sarah Erdreich talked about her book, Generation Roe: inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement, in which she presents her thoughts on the pro-choice…

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