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    Utah Abortion Debate

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    Justice Scalia Fifth Anniversary

    The guests discussed Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s career thus far on the U.S. Supreme Court. Although believed to be a conservative when appointed, some of his decisions…

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    Punitive Damages: Pacific Mutual v. Haslip

    Participants in the case Pacific Mutual v. Haslip met with reporters after arguments on the case were heard by the Supreme Court. The Court was asked in the case to determine whether…

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    Abortion and Government Funded Clinics:Rust

    Attorneys, clients and advocates in the case Rust v. Sullivan presented their viewpoints to reporters outside the Supreme Court after presenting arguments to the Court. Rust v.…

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    Justice Brennan's Tenure on the Court

    Last summer Justice William Brennan resigned from the Supreme Court for health reasons. Mr. Sofaer, counsel for the Department of State, and Mr. Lyons discussed the former…

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    Fifteenth Anniversary of Justice Stevens

    Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the confirmation of Justice Stevens to the Supreme Court. This series of programs looked at the Stevens confirmation and his judicial…

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    Miranda Laws: Minnick v. Mississippi

    Ms. Campbell and Mr. Epstein discussed the addition of Justice David Souter, the reasons for the Court’s light docket, and Minnick v. Mississippi. Fetal care, free speech…

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    Miranda Laws: Minnick v. Mississippi

    Dr. Greenhalgh discussed the Supreme Court case Minnick v. Mississippi, which reaffirmed the decision of the Supreme Court in Edwards v. Arizona of 1981. In Minnick, the Court is…

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    Regulation of Banks: U.S. v. Thomas Gaubert

    The guests discussed current issues before the Supreme Court and focused on the case U.S. v. Thomas Gaubert, which addresses the suing of the U.S. government for causing the insolvency of a…

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    Drug Possession Laws: Harmelin v. Michigan

    Ms. Johnson and Mr. Thompson discussed Harmelin v. Michigan, an Eighth Amendment challenge to a Michigan statute that gives a life sentence without parole for possession of…

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    Sex Discrimination: Johnson Controls

    Two Supreme Court reporters discussed the International Union v. Johnson Controls case which was argued that week. The case concerns a company policy of barring certain jobs to female…

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    Case Discussion

    The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases Board of Education v. Dowell and Perry v. Louisiana and Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company v. Cleopatra Haslip. In Dowell, the role of…

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    Review of Souter Confirmation

    Two law professors discussed and reviewed the first two days of Judge Souter’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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    Review of the 1989-1990 Term

    Journalists discussed the recent 1989-90 Supreme Court term. The term ended with surprising victories for the Court’s liberal minority.

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    Review of the 1989-1990 Term

    Flag-burning, the right-to-die, abortion, the power of federal judges, and affirmative action were just some of the controversial issues heard this year by the Supreme Court. Legal…

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    Review of the 1989-1990 Term

    The Supreme Court concluded its 1989-90 term this past week. Mr. Mauro and Mr. Savage summarized the term, discussing recent decisions on abortion, affirmative action, and…

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    Case Discussion

    Ms. Olson discussed Milkovich v. Lorain (Ohio) Journal, which concerns libel laws and the rights of sports reporters. Ms. Flowe discussed the issues surrounding the case…

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    National Guard Deployment: Perpich V. DOD

    Ms. Biskupic discussed the Court’s recent 5-4 decision in U.S. v. Eichman which reaffirmed that flag-burning is protected by the First Amendment as free speech. Also…

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    Separation of Church and State: Mergens

    The Supreme Court recently decided the case of Mergens v. Westside Schools. Students at the Nebraska school had wanted permission for a Bible Club which could meet and be officially…

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    Flag Desecration: U.S. v. Haggerty

    The guests discussed issues surrounding the flag burning cases, U.S. v. Haggerty and U.S. v. Eichman. These cases force the Court to consider the constitutionality of the Flag Protection…

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