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  • Congressional Forum Focuses on the Future of the Electoral College
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    Electoral College

    House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-MI) hosted a forum with other Democratic members ib the possibility of replacing the Electoral College in favor of the popular vote.…

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  • Panel Discussion on Money and Politics
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    Panel Discussion on Money and Politics

    Authors Jamin Raskin and Ronald Collins participated in a panel discussion on money and politics. Jamin Raskin is the author of Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court versus The American…

    434 views
  • Congressional Debt Reduction Special Committee
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    Congressional Debt Reduction Special Committee

    John Wonderlich and Paul Krawzak spoke about the formation, composition, and public disclosure provisions for the so-called “Super Congress” group of lawmakers who would be tasked with…

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  • emUnfree Speech The Folly of Campaign Finance Reformem
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    Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform

    In light of Senate debate over the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform, Bradley Smith talked about his opposition to campaign finance restrictions. He said that the current restrictions…

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  • Patriotism in America
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    Patriotism in America

    In a panel discussion titled “What Patriotism Means Today,” panelists talked about the history of patriotism in the U.S., the impact of terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on patriotic…

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  • Affirmative Action Programs at University of Michigan
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    Affirmative Action Programs at University of Michigan

    The participants debated the constitutionality of the affirmative action programs at University of Michigan. Two lawsuits challenging the use of affirmative action as criteria for admission…

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  • Zero Tolerance Policies in Public Schools
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    Zero Tolerance Policies in Public Schools

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  • The Supreme Court and Student Rights
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    The Supreme Court and Student Rights

    Mr. Raskin talked about student’s rights issues before the Supreme Court, including prayer in school and freedom of speech. He then responded to viewer calls, faxes, and electronic mail.…

    117 views
  • Understanding emShaw v Renoem
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    Understanding Shaw v. Reno

    Panelists discussed the Supreme Court’s stance on voting rights, specifically gerrymandering of districts to increase minority representation. This panel focused on specific litigation…

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  • Rehnquist Court and Voting Rights
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    Rehnquist Court and Voting Rights

    Panelists discussed the Supreme Court’s stance on voting rights, specifically gerrymandering of districts to increase minority representation. This panel focused on the following: the major…

    89 views
  • Alternatives to Incarceration
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    Alternatives to Incarceration

    The panelists discussed alternatives to incarceration, from the death penalty to service programs, within the larger issues of crime prevention and deterrence, especially regarding the…

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  • Conference on Crime  Alternatives to Prison
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    Conference on Crime: Alternatives to Prison

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  • Supreme Court 1991 Term
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    Supreme Court 1991 Term

    The former Supreme Court law clerks reviewed the past term of the court. The program was entitled, “The Supreme Court in American Life.” The panel also responded to questions from the…

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  • Miranda Laws emMcNeil v Wisconsinem
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    Miranda Laws: McNeil v. Wisconsin

    Discussion focused on the 25th anniversary of Miranda v. Arizona, in the wake of the McNeil v. Wisconsin case, which undermines the strength of the Miranda decision. In McNeil v. Wisconsin,…

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