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    Young Offenders and Life Sentences

    Cara Drinan talked about whether young criminal offenders convicted of murder and other serious crimes should be spared mandatory life sentences. She detailed the case of Terrance…

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    2010-2011 Supreme Court Term, Journalists Panel

    Journalists reviewed the 2010-2011 Supreme Court term. Topics included Wal-Mart case v. Dukes, the views of “living” versus “original intent” constitutional…

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    2010-2011 Supreme Court Term, Attorneys Panel

    Deputy Solicitor General Neal Katyal and other legal scholars reviewed the 2010-2011 Supreme Court term. Topics included Wal-Mart v. Dukes, the impact of Justice Elena Kagan, and…

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    Supreme Court Rulings and Corporate Behavior

    Witnesses testified about several recent Supreme Court corporate rulings involving class-action lawsuits or matters involving corporate law. Among the topics addressed was the Wal-Mart…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the most recent Supreme Court term.

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    Review of Supreme Court Decisions

    Adam Liptak spoke by phone about the major decisions handed down by the Supreme Court during the 2010-11 term.

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    Supreme Court 2010-2011 Term Review

    Law professors reviewed the major Supreme Court decisions of the October term at the 4th Circuit court of appeals 77th annual judicial conference. Panelists discussed the makeup of the…

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    Book Discussion on Wal-Mart v. Dukes

    David Savage talked about the Supreme Court decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit brought by female employees of the company, and he responded to…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on California Prison Overpopulation

    Kara Gotsch talked about the Supreme Court ruling requiring California to reduce its prison population, and the potential national implications of the decision. She responded to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Would you like a law in your state similar to the Arizona law that sanctions employers who hire illegal aliens?” Adam…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Supreme Court 5-4 decision that California must reduce its prison population. The ruling is based on the premise that California’s…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Supreme Court 5-4 decision that California must reduce its prison population. The ruling is based on the premise that California’s…

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    American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut Oral Arguments

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut. The case focused on the ability of states and private parties to sue utilities for contributing to…

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    Wal-Mart v. Dukes Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, a gender discrimination case against Wal-Mart over pay and promotions for as many as 1.5 million current and former women…

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    Adam Liptak on Wal-Mart v. Dukes

    Adam Liptak spoke by phone about the Supreme Court case, Wal-Mart v. Dukes, a gender discrimination case over pay and promotions for as many as 1.5 million current and former women Wal-Mart…

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    Employment Discrimination Class Action Suits

    Attorneys and law professors analyzed the Supreme Court case of Wal-Mart v. Dukes case dealing with alleged employment discrimination against female workers for wage and promotion bias at…

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    Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd. The case involves whether former Attorney General John Ashcroft could be held personally liable for the detention of an…

    980 views
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Supreme Court 8-1 ruling in favor of the First Amendment right of members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas to protest at military…

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    Supreme Court Ruling on Protests at Military Funerals

    Margie Phelps, legal counsel for Westboro Baptist Church and daughter of church founder Fred Phelps, was interviewed by phone about the Supreme Court 8-1 ruling in favor of the First…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Supreme Court 8-1 ruling in favor of the First Amendment right of members of the Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas to protest at military…

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