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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review

    Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was interviewed by former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson about the Supreme Court’s role in society. Among the topics she addressed were…

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    ACLU in American Life

    Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national…

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    After Words with Joan Biskupic

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). It is a biography of…

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    Supreme Court Perspectives

    Former U.S. solicitor generals and legal scholars Theodore Olson and Walter Dellinger talked about the current Supreme Court term. 

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    Solicitors General View of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

    A panel of former solicitors general spoke about the range of cases that come before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including international trade, government…

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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Overview

    Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave an overview of the cases before the Supreme Court during the 2012-13 term. Cases…

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    McConnell v. Federal Election Commission Oral Arguments

    An audio record of oral arguments from earlier in the day in a case over campaign finance reform legislation were played over still images of the participants.

    Arguments focused on limits…

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    Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument Reaction

    Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, lawyers and respondents spoke to reporters and answered questions about their case on the steps…

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    Cheney v. U.S. District Court Oral Arguments

    Lawyers for the government, environmental groups, and watch dog organizations argued a case involving the disclosure of documents and information relating to Vice President Cheney’s…

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    2008-2009 Supreme Court Term Review Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the decisions of the 2008-2009 term of the U.S. Supreme Court, which would conclude the next Monday, June 29, 2009. Professor Howard moderated. He also…

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    Federalist Society Anniversary

    Marking the 25th anniversary of the Federalist Society, three U.S. Supreme Court Justices and other dignitaries congratulated the Society, described its history, and praised its…

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    Barbara Olson Memorial Lecture

    Mr. Olson gave a lecture titled “Limited Government and The Spirit of Freedom” in memory of his late wife Barbara Olson. Ms. Olson, an attorney, author and a…

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    Detention of Foreign Nationals Oral Arguments

    Justices heard oral arguments in two cases involving the detention of foreign nationals captured abroad and incarcerated at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba. The cases are Rasul v. Bush

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    Military Commissions and Detainee Rights

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the rights of detained enemy combatants in response to the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld in favor of a detainee in…

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    Senator Remarks

    As part of the annual dinner, Senator Miller talked about the Democratic Party and the concept of national parties. He talked about the increasingly Republican Southern…

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    Solicitors General and the Rehnquist Court

    Justice Ginsburg talked about the Rehnquist Court and her personal experiences with the Chief Justice. She introduced a panel of former solicitors general who talk about the Rehnquist…

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    Legacy of the Rehnquist Court

    At a conference on “The Legacy of the Rehnquist Court,” a panel of solicitors general discussed the impact of the Rehnquest Court, the structural Constitution under the…

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    Book Discussion on Square Peg: Confessions of a Citizen Senator

    At a book party Senator Hatch spoke briefly about his political memoir Square Peg: Confessions of a Citizen Senator, published by Basic Books, after he signed books for Senators,…

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    Military Commissions

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on standards and rules for military commissions and tribunals. Witnesses testified about the Bush administration’s decisions on…

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