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    Supreme Court Book Forum

    Authors spoke about Supreme Court issues and operations. They included Clare Cushman, Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History, Anthony Franze, The Last Justice,…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Decision

    Constitutional and health law scholars, practitioners and commentators talked about the Supreme Court decision that the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, is constitutional. The…

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    Book Discussion on Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark

    The author and a panel of constitutional scholars discussed the legal questions brought up in Geoffrey Stone’s new book, Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark.…

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    The Clean Water Act Supreme Court Cases

    The panelists talked about Supreme Court cases involving the Clean Water Act, beginning with the Rapanos and Carabell cases having to do with wetlands. The discussants were involved in…

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    Judiciary and Financial Markets

    Sandra Day O’Connor delivered opening remarks on the growing influence of money in state judicial races. She talked about the perspective of businesses on the judiciary and…

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    Book Discussion on Insult to Injury: Responses to Intimate Abuse

    Ms. Mills discussed her book, Insult to Injury: Rethinking our Responses to Intimate Abuse, published by Princeton University Press. Professor Mills asserts that current domestic…

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    Our Courts and Corporate Citizenship

    The panel talked about the implication of independent courts as a precondition to, or element of, open markets. Topics included the protection of a market by the courts, the…

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    America and the Courts

    As part of an oral history project conducted as he retired, Justice Blackmun conducted a tour of his chambers on July 7, 1994 and spoke about his experiences on the court.


    Mr. Archer…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee in the 110th Congress

    Sen. Patrick Leahy, the incoming chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke about the committee’s agenda for the 110th Congress. In his remarks he focused on civil…

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    The Judiciary and Corporations

    The panel talked about the relationship between courts and corporations by answering the question: "Can Corporations be Brought Back to Courts as a Dispute Resolution Mechanism? Should…

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    Judicial Reform: England vs. the US

    Teams from the U.S. and Great Britain debated on issues of judicial reform. They debated if a defendant’s right to a jury trial should be restricted, and is judges and…

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    Book Discussion on All Deliberate Speed

    Mr. Ogletree talked about his book, All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education, published by W.W. Norton and Company. In the book,…

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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Participants talked about the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, his potential impact on the coming term fs court docket, and the future direction of Constitutional…

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    Independent Counsel Statute and Governance

    Professor Dinh moderated this discussion on how the independent counsel statute impacts the ability of the executive branch to govern effectively and how it might be changed. Topics…

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    Independent Counsel Structure & Function

    Panelists talked about the structure and function of the Independent Counsel Act. The act was established in 1978 and is up for reauthorization by Congress next year. Former…

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    Independent Counsel Statute Future

    The future of the Independent Counsel Statute was discussed by the panelists. The statute was signed into law in 1978 and is up for reauthorization in the Congress next year. The…

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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    Legal scholars talked about upcoming Supreme Court cases. The cases focused on various issues including on public aid involving private schools, federal directions to states, and…

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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    Law professors analyzed cases scheduled to come before the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2001-2002 term. Solicitor General Waxman is a visiting law professor at Georgetown…

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    Independent Counsel Statute and Politics

    Panelists talked about the Independent Counsel Statute and how it has related to the political arena. The statute was originated in 1978 and is up for reauthorization next year.

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    Independent Counsel Statute Reauthorization

    The panelists discussed whether to change the law that created independent counsel which was established in 1978 and is up for reauthorization by Congress next year.

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