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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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    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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    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. 

    In the 1964 Supreme…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    March for Life Rally

    Members of Congress and anti-abortion activists spoke at the annual “March for Life” rally, marking the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision…

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    House Speeches on Roe v. Wade

    House members spoke on the chamber floor on the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Roe v. Wade abortion case.

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    Book Discussion on The Amistad Rebellion

    Marcus Rediker, history professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talked about his book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom, in which he recounts the slave…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Supreme Court and the law. In her remarks she said she thought the court would address the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…

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    Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller

    Robert Fuller, Supreme Court Justice Melville Fuller’s great, great grand-nephew, spoke about the eighth chief justice who presided over Plessy v. Ferguson, which decision established…

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    Adam Liptak on Supreme Court Decisions

    Adam Liptak spoke about Supreme Court decisions remaining for the current term, including two highly publicized cases dealing with the Affordable Care Act and the Arizona immigration…

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    Integrating University of Oklahoma Law School

    Bruce Fisher talked about the role of his mother, Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, in civil rights history. Ms. Sipuel attempted to enroll in the law school of the University of Oklahoma…

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    Roe v. Wade 39th Anniversary Vigil

    The National Organization for Women held its annual rally and vigil outside the Supreme Court building commemorating the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

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