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    United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings…

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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

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    Planned Parenthood v. Casey Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeast Pennsylvania v. Casey. Robert P. Casey was the governor of Pennsylvania. Ernest Preate argued the cause for…

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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank…

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    Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument

    Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought…

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    Justice White Funeral

    Portions of the funeral service for retired Justice Byron White from St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Denver, Colorado were shown. Justice White died Monday, April 15, 2002…

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    Restructuring the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court

    The Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals heard testimony about the future of the Ninth Circuit, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho,…

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    Walter L. Nixon v. United States Oral Arguments

    Oral arguments in the Nixon v. United States case were played on audio, with sketches of the participants shown on the video. Walter Nixon, a federal judge, challenged the procedures…

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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Ms. Weddington and…

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    Fordham University Stein Prize

    Judge Tjoflat received the 21st Stein award from the Fordham School of Law for his work promoting the advancement of justice. After remarks by retired Justice White, Judge Tjoflat…

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    Supreme Court Procedures

    Former Justice White talked about what types of cases the Court handles, including statutory and constitutional law cases, and how the Court decides to which cases to hear. He also…

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    Civil Liberties in Wartime

    Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the constriction of civil liberties during wartime, specifically the U.S. Civil War, such as the writ of habeas corpus, which prevents people from being…

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    Miranda v. Arizona Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Miranda v. Arizona, concerning the Fifth Amendment rights of Ernesto Miranda. He signed a confession of kidnapping and rape…

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    Inner Workings of the Supreme Court

    Former Justice White talked about the U.S. Supreme Court and what goes into the Court’s decision to accept a case for review. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions…

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    Legal Education

    Former Justice White spoke at the dedication of John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Tulane University Law School’s new building. He spoke about the importance of education in U.S. society…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Reunion Dinner

    Former attorneys and staff members who served in the Justice Department while Robert F. Kennedy was attorney general honored his memory at a dinner. They reminisced about Robert…

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    New York Times v. United States

    Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in New York Times v. United States was heard. The case involved the federal…

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    Supreme Court Justices Perspective

    Justice O’Connor and former Justice White participated in a panel discussion with other judges on their duties and philosophies as justices on the Supreme Court. Issues raised in…

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    Justice White Retirement Profile

    The vignette included the text of Associate Justice Byron White’s retirement statement. A profile of Justice White and his positions on major Supreme Court cases during his…

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    Review of Supreme Court 1992 Term

    Justice White spoke about changes in the Supreme Court since his appointment in 1962 by President Kennedy. He noted the increase in petitions for certiorari, the changes in the…

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