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  • emOn Constitutional Disobedienceem
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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…

    419 views
  • Preserving the Constitution
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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…

    539 views
  • States Rights and the Tenth Amendment
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    States' Rights and the Tenth Amendment

    Roger Pilon and Louis Michael Seidman talked about the Tenth Amendment and states' rights. They discussed what the Tenth Amendment entails and the concept of states' rights, the Supreme Court…

    917 views
  • Federal Marriage Amendment
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    Federal Marriage Amendment

    A panel progressives and libertarians moderated by Neera Tanden talked about the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, baring states and the judiciary from legalizing same-sex marriage.…

    96 views
  • emHow Progressives Rewrote the Constitutionem
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    How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution

    Richard Epstein talked about his book How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution, published by Cato Institute. He argued that the U.S. Constitution was essentially rewritten, without benefit…

    633 views
  • Judge Roberts and the Constitution
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    Judge Roberts and the Constitution

    Professor Seidman and Mr. Pilon talked about the interpretation of the Constitution and privacy rights. They discussed U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts' past views on these issues.…

    58 views
  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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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.…

    474 views
  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    This briefing was held for congressional staff and the media and the participants discussed how and when the Constitution should be amended. Sen. Bumpers talked about his career and said he spent most…

    437 views
  • Supreme Court Term Review
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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…

    22 views
  • Case Discussion
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    Case Discussion

    Legal experts discussed the recent Supreme Court cases, Missouri v. Jenkins and Osborne v. Ohio. Missouri v. Jenkins considers the power of federal judges. The Court decided that a judge can…

    123 views
  • Roundup of the Supreme Courts 1988 Term
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    Roundup of the Supreme Court's 1988 Term

    A panel discusses “Criminal Law Issues” and “Implications for the Political Process of the 1988 Term.”

    34 views
  • Supreme Court Review
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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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