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    Buckley v. Valeo Revisited

    Participants discussed the 1976 Supreme Court decision, Buckley v. Valeo, which upheld legislation limiting contributions to $1000 contribution for candidates in federal elections, and how…

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    Justice Breyer Swearing-in Ceremony

    Associate Justice Scalia swore in Justice Stephen Breyer during a White House ceremony. Vice president Gore spoke for the president who was in Minneapolis advocating his crime…

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    Supreme Court Nominee Announcement

    Speaking from the White House Rose Garden today, President Clinton asked that the Senate consider and promptly confirm the nomination of Judge Stephen Breyer as the 108th justice of the…

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    Constitutional Structure of U.S. Government

    Mr. Cutler was personal counsel to Presidents Carter and Clinton and
    founded the Committee on the Constitutional System. He is concerned
    with the Executive Branch-Congress…

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    Reargument of Buckley v. Valeo

    Mr. Lacovara and Mr. Cutler argued a hypothetical case in which the Federal Election Commission wishes to reverse the 1975 Supreme Court campaign spending case, Buckley v. Valeo.…

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    Constitutional Role of Russian Legislature

    Several legal scholars from the U.S. and Russia spoke at a forum during the first day of a four day symposium entitled, “Governing Russia: Developing a Constitution for a Democratic…

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    Legal Profession in the 21st Century

    Judges, lawyers, and law professors spoke about the future of the legal profession, and challenges facing it as the 20th century draws to a close.

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    Justice Blackmun Retirement Announcement

    President Clinton advised the media that he has received Justice Blackmun’s letter announcing his intention to step down from the Supreme Court. "During his 24 years on our…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Free Speech and Campaign Finance Reform

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from members of Congress and, constitutional law experts and others concerning the relationship between freedom of speech and campaign finance…

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    The Role of the White House Counsel

    Former White House counsels as well as current White Hose counsel Ruff talked about the role of the White House counsel. They discuss the position and its significance, especially…

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    First U.S. Women Judges

    Justice Ginsburg spoke about the contributions of federal female judges over the course of U.S. history. She focused on three particular judges during the early nineteenth century.

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    Federal Judge Selection Process

    Participants briefed reporters on a recently completed study of the federal judge selection process. They focused on the fairness and speed of the process among other issues. The…

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    Washington State Term Limits Arguments

    Attorneys argued the case for and against Washington State’s recently passed initiative limiting terms of office in Congress. U.S. Senators would be limited to 12 years and House…

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    Whitewater Investigation

    Committee members continued their investigation into communications between Department of the Treasury officials and the White House concerning the investigation into Madison Guaranty…

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    Whitewater Investigation, Part 1

    During the first day of congressional Whitewater hearings, the House Banking Committee began its look into the Whitewater investigation. According to guidelines eastablished earlier…

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    Congressional Notification of Foreign Policy

    Committee members heard testimony concerning compliance with the National Security Act which requires the president to notify Congress, especially the Senate Select Intelligence Committee,…

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    White House Counsel

    Participants talked about the function of the White House counsel and whether the Attorney General could perform those duties. They also talked about the role of the counsel in the…

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    Whitewater Investigation, Part 4

    During the first day of congressional Whitewater hearings, the House Banking Committee began its look into the Whitewater investigation. According to guidelines eastablish earlier this…

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    Whitewater Investigation, Part 3

    During the first day of congressional Whitewater hearings, the House Banking Committee began its look into the Whitewater investigation. According to guidelines eastablish earlier this…

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