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    Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Law

    Panelists discussed the constitutionality of the individual insurance mandate in the 2010 health care law. They also talked about several cases scheduled to be heard by the Supreme…

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    United States v. Windsor Oral Argument, Edith Windsor Reaction

    Edith Windsor, the respondent in United States v. Windsor, and her attorneys spoke to reporters following Supreme Court oral argument in the case, which challenged the Defense of Marriage…

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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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    Women and the Supreme Court Bar

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and other female Supreme Court experts talked about their career paths to appellate practices and their experiences as Supreme Court advocates. Among the…

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    Congress and the Supreme Court

    Panelists spoke about the operation of the U.S. Supreme Court, recent cases heard by the court, and interpretation of congressional statutes and legislative intent. They also talked…

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    Caperton v. Massey Coal and the Recusal of State Court Judges

    Panelists talked about the impact of Caperton v. Massey Coal on the recusal of state judges. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2009 on circumstances under which judges should recuse…

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    Defining Corruption

    Panelists talked about public corruption, ethics, and the law. Among the topics they addressed were criminal prosecution of corruption, punishment of violation of ethics rules, and…

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    Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases

    A panel discussion was held by legal, scientific, and counterterrorism experts on whether certain responses to a major epidemic or biowarfare incident such as forced inoculation, isolation,…

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    Moral Values and the Constitution

    Moderated by Mr. Dellinger, federal judges talked about morality and how it factors into interpreting the Constitution. Topics included whether judges should take into account…

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    Guantanamo Detainees

    A moot court on “Guantanamo Detainees and the Military Commissions Act” was held in the McGlothlin Court Room as part of the College of William and Mary School of Law 20th…

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    Redistricting and Election Laws

    Law professors Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily talked about redistricting issues in the next decade. Topics included past, current, and potential court cases around the…

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    Understanding Shaw v. Reno

    Panelists discussed the Supreme Court’s stance on voting rights, specifically gerrymandering of districts to increase minority representation. This panel focused on specific…

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    Supreme Court in 2020

    Legal scholars spoke about the future of the Supreme Court and potential issues for the court in 2020. Among teh topics they addressed were business and economic law, federalism, and social…

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    Supreme Court 2006-2007 Term Review

    A panel discussion was held on the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended that day. Experts from both a progressive and conservative perspective examined the Court’s most noteworthy…

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    Justice Blackmun Memorial Service

    Family and associates paid tribute to the life and career of Justice Blackmun. Former colleagues and employees focused on his record on the Supreme Court and the legacy he left behind…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    A panel of legal scholars analyzed the major decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1995 term, including the Virginia Military Institute case. They talked about cases concerning…

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    Upcoming Issues in the Supreme Court

    The panelists discussed some of the upcoming cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, including Oregon v. Ashcroft, which will deal with assisted suicide and Walker v. Cheney, which…

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    National Civil Rights Symposium Part 1

    Participants discussed the impact of the Voting Rights Act on minority participation in the political system. They focused on a variety of issues, including recent court cases…

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    2001 Supreme Court Term

    On America and the Courts Chief Justice Rehnquist talked about some of the decisions made by the Supreme Court during the recently completed October 2001 term. He commented on five…

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    Rehnquist Court and Voting Rights

    Panelists discussed the Supreme Court’s stance on voting rights, specifically gerrymandering of districts to increase minority representation. This panel focused on the…

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