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    On Constitutional Disobedience

    Louis Michael Seidman talked about his book, On Constitutional Disobedience, in which he argues that it’s time to stop treating the Constitution as a sacred document that needs to be obeyed at all…

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    Preserving the Constitution

    Panelists talked about whether the U.S. Constitution was archaic and inefficient, and whether it should remain the basis for the American system of government. The Constitution’s supporters…

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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 law.…

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    Legacy of Justice Sandra Day O\\\'Connor

    The Georgetown University Law School held a forum on the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The panel discussed important cases in which Justice O’Connor played a pivotal role…

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    Electoral College

    Panelists talked about the electoral college system of voting for president in the U.S. They also talked about which voters have the most power under the current system.

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    Innocent on Death Row

    Professor Nesson moderated a panel of experts who discussed the potential impacts of DNA research and technology on criminal law, particularly in capital crimes. Among the issues they…

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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    Professors and law scholars debated how often and under what circumstances the Constitution should be amended. The panelists gave opening statements and then debated the various issues.…

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    Supreme Court and Constitutional Protections

    B’nai B’rith International sponsored a forum entitled, “Hate Crimes to Reproductive Rights: How the Changing Profile of the Supreme Court Affect Constitutional Protections,” during its…

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    Clarence Thomas Supreme Court Nomination

    First-year law students heard from a panel of professors about the Judge Thomas nomination. The forum was moderated by Professor Michael Seidman, Georgetown University Law Center. The…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Mr. Seidman and Mr. Kovacic discussed the 1990 term of the Supreme Court, and the judicial activism or lack thereof displayed by the current Supreme Court. The two law professors also…

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    Case Discussion

    Legal experts discussed the recent Supreme Court cases, “Missouri v. Jenkins” and “Osborne v. Ohio.” "Missouri v. Jenkins" considered the power of federal judges. The Court decided that a judge can order a tax increase…

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    Roundup of the Supreme Court's 1988 Term

    The American Enterprise Institute held a panel discussion on “Criminal Law Issues” and “Implications for the Political Process of the 1988 Term.”

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    Supreme Court Review

    Case discussed: McKelvey v. Torange involves a law which states that a veteran must use his educational benefits within 10 years of release from military service unless a disability beyond…

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