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  • 50th Anniversary of emNew York Times v Sullivanem
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    50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

    Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they tell the…

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  • Guantanamo Detainees
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    Guantanamo Detainees

    A moot court on “Guantanamo Detainees and the Military Commissions Act” was held in the McGlothlin Court Room as part of the College of William and Mary School of Law 20th Annual Supreme…

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  • The Pledge of Allegiance
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    The Pledge of Allegiance

    Professors Destro and Wermiel debated the constitutionality of the phrase, “One nation under God,” in the Pledge of Allegiance. Professor Niles served as moderator. After their prepared…

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  • Pledge of Allegiance Supreme Court Case
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    Pledge of Allegiance Supreme Court Case

    The panelists debated a recent lawsuit that challenged the California requirements for teachers' leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. A lower court ruled that the phrase “under…

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  • Supreme Court Preview First Amendment
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    Supreme Court Preview: First Amendment

    Legal experts talked about several cases involving First Amendment rights. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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  • Supreme Court Preview First Amendment Issues
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    Supreme Court Preview: First Amendment Issues

    In the second day of a two-day conference on the upcoming Supreme Court term, Supreme Court scholars and reporters discussed cases dealing with the First Amendment on the Court’s docket…

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  • Supreme Court Term Preview Freedom of Speech
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    Supreme Court Term Preview: Freedom of Speech

    The panelists previewed upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases about freedom of speech and the First Amendment. It was pointed out that most freedom of speech cases which come before the Court…

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  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The three Supreme Court correspondents discussed the recently completed Court term, the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, and the nomination of U.S Court of Appeals…

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Discussed are major trends in the previous Court term. Flag desecration (Texas v. Johnson) and dial-a-porn services (Sable Communications v. FCC) were both protected under the First…

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  • Effects of Controversy over Appointments
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    Effects of Controversy over Appointments

    The panel titled “The Effects of Controversy over Appointments on Public Opinion Toward the Court” is from the Supreme Court Appointments Conference.

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: New York State Club Assn. v. New York City concerns the validity of a New York City law that prohibits private clubs from excluding women and minorities. Hustler v. Falwell…

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