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    Supreme Court 2013 Term Review

    Supreme Court reporters reviewed the cases of the 2013 term and gave a behind-the-scenes look on covering major cases. They also talked about their personal experiences of covering the…

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    Supreme Court Reporters Review of 2012-2013 Term

    National reporters who cover the U.S. Supreme Court assessed the court’s past term, which included decisions on voting rights, same-sex marriage, and affirmative action. They…

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    Joan Biskupic on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

    Joan Biskupic talked about oral argument in the Supreme Court United States v. Windsor case to be argued later that day, which challenged the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). She described…

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    After Words with John Jenkins

    Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan:…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Supreme Court reporters reviewed the 2011-12 term. Among the topics they covered were the consistency of the justices on First Amendment issues, rulings against the government in life…

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    The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2010 Edition

    The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the…

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    The Supreme Court

    A panel discussion was held on the current U.S. Supreme Court to coincide with the release of the book The Supreme Court: A C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in Their Own Words…

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    President Obama's Supreme Court Pick

    Joan Biskupic spoke by phone about Elena Kagan, President Obama’s pick to replace Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. She also talked about the timing of the…

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    Book Discussion on American Original and The Will of the People

    Joan Biskupic talked about her biography of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and Barry Friedman discussed the thesis that the Supreme Court responds as much to popular…

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    Book Discussion on American Original

    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). She talked about the…

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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 2009 Term Preview, Part 2

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. A discussion on recent changes at the U.S. Supreme Court included the retirement of Justice Souter and new…

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    Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview, Part 1

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. The cases previewed included one on Gun Rights, and an Appeal by Former Enron Executive Jeffrey Skilling. The…

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    Journalists on the Workings of the Supreme Court

    Journalists and authors Lyle Denniston and Joan Biskupic talked about their impressions of covering the Court, the process that unfolds there, the role of the Chief Justice, and the impact…

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    The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2009 Edition

    The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the…

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    Graham v. Florida Moot Court

    Lawyers and scholars participated in a Moot court session to argue the case Graham v. Florida. The case focused on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without parole for crimes other…

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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Preview

    Panelists discussed upcoming the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case stems from a lower court case appeal in which the United States District…

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    Joan Biskupic on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

    Joan Biskupic previewed confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor and responded to telephone calls and electronic correspondence. She also talked about the…

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    Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act

    Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must…

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    After Words with Philip Howard

    Phillip Howard talked about his book Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Law (W.W. Norton and Co.; January 12, 2009). Howard uses the stories of real people to explain…

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