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    Constitutional Role of Judges

    Justices Breyer and Scalia testified on the role of judges in the American republic and democratic systems within the U.S. Question topics included the politicization of the judicial…

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    Original Intent and a Living Constitution

    Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia participated in a discussion on the constitutional theories of original intent and the Constitution as a living document. They also discussed…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Oral Argument, Day 1

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the first of the four cases challenging the 2010 health care law. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida examined the…

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    Administrative Conference of the United States

    Justices Breyer and Scalia testified about the Administrative Conference of the United States, which provides administrative support for the federal judicial system. They both talked…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Oral Argument, Day 2

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the second of the four cases challenging the 2010 health care law law. The case, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida,…

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    Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 law. Nearly 18,000 same-sex couples were married in California,…

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    United States v. Windsor Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Windsor, the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). At issue was whether the Court had jurisdiction to rule on the…

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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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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The case arose from a political documentary called Hillary: The Movie. The film’s producers…

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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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    Principles of Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation

    U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonia Scalia and Stephen Breyer discussed their judicial philosophies of constitutional and statutory interpretation and how they reach their…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Oral Argument, Day 3, Severability

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the third of the four cases challenging the 2010 health care law. The focus of the third case, National Federation of Independent Business v.…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Oral Argument, Day 3, Medicaid Expansion

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the fourth of the four cases challenging the 2010 health care law. The fourth case, Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services,…

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    Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing…

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    District of Columbia v. Heller Oral Arguments

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, in which a 1976 law was challenged that had the effect of banning handguns in the District of…

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    Arizona v. United States Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. U.S.. The case involves the issue of whether the federal government or states have the right to enforce immigration…

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    Bush v. Gore Oral Arguments

    Justices heard arguments in the case of Bush v. Gore regarding the manual recount of “undervote” ballots ordered by the Florida Supreme Court. Among the concerns of the…

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    Challenge to Voting Rights Act of 1965 Oral Arguments

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder. At issue were provisions of the 1965 federal Voting Rights Act which…

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    Constitutional Conversation

    At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics…

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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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