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    Role and Responsibilities of Executive Branch

    At a symposium titled, “Selecting Federal Court of Appeals and District Court Judges,” participants talked about the executive role in nominating and selecting federal court…

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    Challenges for the Federal Judiciary

    This panel of respected legal minds, which was moderated by Dean Sullivan, discussed the question of technology and its br/ appropriate use in court rooms. Widespread disagreement…

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    1999 Awards Dinner

    Speakers discussed the peculiarities of practicing law as a woman, and introduced the awardees honored at the dinner. Attorney General Reno praised Delegate Norton for her tenacity and…

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    Presidential Impeachment

    Ms. Totenberg discussed the politics surrounding the upcomming impeachment inquiry of President Clinton. She said that the process had been deeply paritsan and that this…

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    Media and Privacy: How Far Is Too Far?

    Mr. Gottesman moderated this discussion on the proper boundary between privacy and the press role as a watchdog over the public interest. The debate centered on a hypothetical…

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    Book Discussion on Bradwell v. Illinois

    The Georgetown Law Center held a moot court to retry the case, Bradwell v. Illinois, which was argued on January 18, 1873. The case dealt with the denial of a law license to Myra Bradwell…

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    To Recuse or Not to Recuse

    Professor Nesson moderated this discussion on the problem of conflicts of interest and impartiality in judicial proceedings. They examined the reasons why judges should decide to…

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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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    Supreme Court 1996 Term

    Ms. Totenberg discussed the current U.S. Supreme Court term and shared some experiences from her thirty years of reporting on the high Court. Former Senator Simpson is at the…

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    Role of the Independent Counsel

    Former independent counsels and former Justice Department officials discussed investigations under the Independent Counsel Law. The law took investigatory powers and the power to…

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    Regaining the Public Trust

    After a panel on how public distrust of politicians, lawyers and journalists has continued to grow, Ms. Totenberg moderated a discussion of possible solutions to this trend. They…

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    Radio News Journalism

    High school students questioned NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg about her career.

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    Nina Totenberg Speech

    Ms. Totenberg spoke about a variety of issues, including Senator Packwood’s recent ethics investigation and resulting retirement. After her remarks, she took questions from…

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    Private Lives of Public Figures

    Mr. Sabato, author of Feeding Frenzy: How Attack Journalism Has Transformed American Politics was the featured speaker at this symposium. He and other guests examined the…

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    Testing Journalistic Ethics

    This session of the conference, “Celebrating 200 Years of the First Amendment,” focuses on the new frontiers of the First Amendment which relate to journalistic ethics. The…

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    Supreme Court Preview

    Guests talked about the current Supreme Court and the Bork confirmation hearings. They answered questions from viewers.

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