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    Constitutional Right to Privacy

    The Constitutional Forum sponsored this meeting concerning the right to privacy, an all-encompassing term including such issues as abortion. Ms. Kolbert and Mr. Fein…

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    Supreme Court Preview

    Journalists and academics discussed the upcoming Supreme Court term and cases which will affect business, such as punitive damages and environmental issues.

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    Religion and Legal Issues

    Journalists and legal scholars examined the religion clauses of the First Amendment and how they have been interpreted in U.S. courts.

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    Politics and the Court

    Journalists and academics discussed the influence that politics holds over the courts and court nominees. They discussed President Clinton’s recent appointment of several federal…

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    Supreme Court Civil Rights Decisions

    The guests discussed the history of civil rights and cited various Supreme Court decisions made over the past 200 years.

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    Iran-Contra Pardon

    Mr. Corn and Mr. Fein discussed the presidential pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger announced by the White House earlier in the day. The president…

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    Implications of the Changing Supreme Court

    Mr. Fein and Mr. Schwartz gave their perspectives on the effect the Supreme Court has on Americans basic rights. Although the court is less visible and mobile than the other…

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    Meaning of Fundamental Rights in 21st Century

    This was the first session of the “Consultation on Conscience” biennial conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Conference business announcements…

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    Judiciary and Taxation

    The subcommittee examined legislation that would prevent courts from imposing or raising taxes. The hearing followed a 1990 Supreme Court decision upholding a property tax increase…

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    Reaction to the Justice Brennan Resignation

    The guests discussed the resignation of Supreme Court Associate Justice William Brennan and the implications of the resignation for future Court decisions and discuss the impact Justice…

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