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  • emPower and Constraintem
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    Power and Constraint

    Jack Goldsmith argues that while it is commonly held that the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, resulted in the executive branch obtaining unprecedented and unaccountable power, the…

  • Alito Confirmation Hearing Day 5 Part 1
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    Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 5 Part 1

    A panel of legal scholars testified about the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics they addressed were his qualifications and experience as both a…

  • Roberts Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 6
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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 6

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William…

  • Business Attitudes toward the Judiciary
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    Business Attitudes toward the Judiciary

    Business leaders talked about Bush administration judicial nominations, the impact of judicial decisions on the business environment, and both nominated and confirmed candidates. They also…

  • The Role of the Supreme Court in a Democracy
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    The Role of the Supreme Court in a Democracy

    The president of Israel’s Supreme Court, Aharon Barak, discussed the role of the Supreme Court in a democracy, judicial objectivity, and other legal issues with Harvard law professors Elena…