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    Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

    Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the 1960's with the gay rights movement and assessed…

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    Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 law. Nearly 18,000 same-sex couples were married in California,…

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    Perry v. Schwarzenegger Oral Arguments

    A panel of three federal judges heard arguments in the Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) case. The 9th Circuit heard an appeal of an…

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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 2

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availability of…

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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 1

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availabilityof…

    306 views
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    Campaign Finance News Stakeout

    Following oral arguments in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission litigants, attorneys, and advocates spoke to reporters outside the Supreme Court.

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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The case arose from a political documentary called Hillary: The Movie. The film’s producers…

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    Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company Reaction

    Participants spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments in the case of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company. Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson…

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    Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito

    Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among…

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    Profile of Supreme Court Nominee John Roberts

    Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson was interviewed about the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts, Jr. They worked together during the Reagan…

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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Panelists spoke about the Supreme Court nomination of Judge John and the judicial confirmation process. They focused on lines of inquiry expected at confirmation hearings, the proper…

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    Internet File Sharing

    Guests debated the U.S. Supreme Court case on sharing music and video files over the Internet that will be heard later in the day. They also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and…

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    America and the Courts

    On Thursday, February 24, 2005, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter held a press conference in the Capitol, to discuss business before the Committee, including the judicial…

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