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    Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens moderated a discussion on the crucial 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison that established a judicial right to review whether legislation…

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    The Future of Military Commissions

    The panel focused on the implication of President Obama’s election on military commissions, specifically the tribunals for Guantanamo Bay detainees. They said that the…

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    Congress This Week

    Congress returns this week to consider federal assistance to the “Big Three” auto dealers. Carl Hulse talked about the latest details of the plan. He also discussed…

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    Wireless Communications in Political Campaigns

    A panel discussion was held on the use of mobile communications by political campaigns. Jonathan Spalter moderated. Topics included text messaging, twittering, and mobile live…

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    Reaction to Vote on Economic Rescue Bill

    House Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following passage of a bill to providing authority to provide federal assistance to financial markets and the economy. During the press…

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    Presidential Chiefs of Staff

    Presidential chiefs of staff talked about episodes from their careers and how the White House operates. Topics included qualities of the next President, historic moments, and how to…

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    America and the Courts

    On Thursday, June 26, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to own a gun for self-defense. The Court’s decision struck…

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    Women as Voters and Activists

    Panelists talked about women as voters and activists. They focused on emerging trends among women voters in the 2008 election and beyond, where their political influence would be…

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    The Roberts Court

    Panelists discussed the Roberts Court, shifts in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the role of Justice Kennedy as the swing vote. They responded to questions from members of the audience. …

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    Supreme Court Cases on First Amendment Issues

    Legal scholars spoke about free speech and First Amendment cases heard by the Supreme Court in the 2006-2007 term. Among the topics they addressed were campaign finance reform laws,…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Legal scholars talked about several recent cases and actions before the U.S. Supreme Court during its 2006 term. They focused on issues related to civil rights, Affirmative Action,…

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    Supreme Court on Law and Regulation

    Legal scholars talked about recent actions of the U.S. Supreme Court in law and regulation. They specifically addressed issues raised in Massachusetts v. EPA, Watters v. Wachovia Bank…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    A panel discussion was held on the history of opposition to Supreme Court rulings and the long-term political value of “activist” rulings. The panelists also discussed the…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    A panel of journalists who cover the Supreme Court talked about the major cases and issues before the Court in the recent term, as well as the personalities and interactions among the…

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    Supreme Court 2006-2007 Term Review

    A panel discussion was held on the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended that day. Experts from both a progressive and conservative perspective examined the Court’s most noteworthy…

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    Supreme Court Cases

    The guests debated the April 25 Supreme Court case involving campaign finance laws and campaign advertisements. The justices considered whether Congress can bar corporations, unions,…

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    Diversity in Higher Education

    Panelists on both panels talked about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Powell’s legacy and school diversity. Topics included Powell’s methods of decision-making, his influence on…

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    Supreme Court School Integration Cases

    Mr. Henderson spoke about oral arguments in two cases involving desegregation and racial integration presented earlier at the Supreme Court.

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    Supreme Court School Integration Cases Reaction

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction and comments on Supreme Court oral arguments in two cases involving school integration. Stephen Henderson also spoke by telephone about…

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    Supreme Court School Integration Cases Reaction

    Attorneys and others spoke to the press after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases of Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 and…

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