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    Judicial Independence

    Marsha Ternus, former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice, discussed the issue of judicial independence from the political sphere. A 2009 Iowa Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex…

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    Washington Today Radio Show

    A simulcast of C-SPAN Radio’s “Washington Today” program was shown. The program included audio clips from various newsmakers and events of the day.

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    Tucson Shooting Anniversary

    Local residents and national politicians gathered at a candlelight vigil on the first anniversary of shootings in Tucson, Arizona which killed several and injured Representative Gabrielle…

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    Fair Trials and a Free Press

    Participants spoke about press freedoms, the administration of justice, conduct of fair trials, and challenges posed to the process by the use of new media. They also responded to…

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    Federal Appeals Courts and New Media

    Panelists talked about the impact of federal courts of appeals and how the new media may be changing their anonymity and their public face.  Because the Supreme Court hears so few…

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    High Profile Cases in the Digital Age

    Panelists talked about the challenges of handling and covering high-profile cases from the perspective of judges, court staff, lawyers, and journalists. Issues included courtroom…

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    Judge Vaughn Walker on Cameras in the Courtroom

    Judge Vaughn Walker spoke about the history of cameras in the courtroom. He focused on precedents set by the Ninth Circuit over the past 20 years, reaction to several highly publicized…

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    Courts in the Age of New Media

    Participants talked about the impact of social media on the courts and judicial process. Among the topics they addressed were the use of social media and blogs to disseminate real-time…

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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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    University of Arizona Commencement

    Inventor Dean Kamen delivered the commencement address at the University of Arizona. He never graduated from college, but has made numerous inventions, including the Segway Personal…

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    Role of the Chief Justice

    Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts spoke about his role as chief justice, about how he assigns opinion writing to the Supreme Court justices, and his administrative duties as…

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    Federalism and Climate Change

    Associate Justice Stephen Breyer delivered the dinner address at a conference on the future of the federal-state relationship in addressing climate change. He talked about the role of…

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    Global Warming and the Constitution

    The panelists discussed the ways the U.S. Constitution restrains states from enacting global warming legislation and the future of the federal-state relationship in addressing climate…

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    Arizona Senate Debate

    Incumbent Senator McCain faced challenger Stu Starky, a teacher, in a debate sponsored by the Associated Students of the University of Arizona. Mr. Record moderated the debate…

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    America and the Courts: Judiciary Committee

    Senator Kyl inaugurated a new lecture series by graduates of the University of Arizona Law School in Tucson. Mr. Kyl, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism,…

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    Native American Issues

    Ms. Mankiller talked about the changing role of Native American women. Among the topics she addressed were attitudes toward women in power, native languages and ceremonies, and…

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    Congressional Freshmen Experiences

    Representatives Mark and Tom Udall reflected on their terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. They focused on their elections, coming to Washington, and working in…

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    University of Arizona Commencement Address

    Senator McCain spoke to graduates about the opportunities and challenges facing them in the 21st century and claimed that the most important attribute they have gained through their…

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    University of Arizona Commencement Address

    Secretary Albright spoke to graduates about current and future foreign policy initiatives. She discussed her own career and the path that brought her to her current position. She…

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    University of Arizona Commencement

    Administrator Goldin delivered the commencement address at the University of Arizona. He talked about the human spirit and discovering the unknown as it relates to NASA and to the…

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