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  • emThe Supreme Court  Home to Americas Highest Courtem 2009 Edition
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    The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2009 Edition

    The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the…

    24,964 views
  • emGraham v Floridaem Moot Court
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    Graham v. Florida Moot Court

    Lawyers and scholars participated in a Moot court session to argue the case Graham v. Florida. The case focused on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without parole for crimes other…

    1,226 views
  • After Words with Joan Biskupic
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    After Words with Joan Biskupic

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). It is a biography of…

    1,073 views
  • Journalists on the Workings of the Supreme Court
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    Journalists on the Workings of the Supreme Court

    Journalists and authors Lyle Denniston and Joan Biskupic talked about their impressions of covering the Court, the process that unfolds there, the role of the Chief Justice, and the impact…

    661 views
  • Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act
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    Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act

    Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must continue to…

    512 views
  • emAmerican Originalem and emThe Will of the Peopleem
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    American Original and The Will of the People

    Joan Biskupic talked about her biography of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and Barry Friedman discussed the thesis that the Supreme Court responds as much to popular opinion…

    389 views
  • emCitizens United v Federal Election Commissionem Preview
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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Preview

    Panelists discussed upcoming the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case stems from a lower court case appeal in which the United States District Court for the…

    356 views
  • After Words with Philip Howard
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    After Words with Philip Howard

    Phillip Howard talked about his book Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Law (W.W. Norton and Co.; January 12, 2009). Howard uses the stories of real people to explain why he…

    266 views
  • emAmerican Originalem
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    American Original

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). She talked about the…

    121 views
  • Joan Biskupic on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing
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    Joan Biskupic on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

    Joan Biskupic previewed confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor and responded to telephone calls and electronic correspondence. She also talked about the…

    120 views
  • Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview Part 1
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    Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview, Part 1

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. The cases previewed included one on Gun Rights, and an Appeal by Former Enron Executive Jeffrey Skilling. The…

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  • Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview Part 2
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    Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview, Part 2

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. A discussion on recent changes at the U.S. Supreme Court included the retirement of Justice Souter and new Justice…

    108 views