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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Installation Ceremony
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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Installation Ceremony

    President Obama and Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey spoke at a ceremonial installation ceremony for the director at FBI headquarters.

    2,249 views
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Freedom of the Press
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    Abraham Lincoln and the Freedom of the Press

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln and freedom of the press during the Civil War. He examined the reasoning behind the imprisonment of newspaper editors during the Civil War, and the suspension…

    976 views
  • Judicial Review of Immigration Reform
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    Judicial Review of Immigration Reform

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on immigration issues and various means to improve and streamline judicial review of immigration cases. Among the topics addressed were the…

    457 views
  • emNational Abortion Federation v Ashcroftem
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    National Abortion Federation v. Ashcroft

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed a lower court decision that struck down the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003. The ban outlawed abortions as early as 12 weeks with no…

    222 views
  • Judicial Independence
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    Judicial Independence

    On October 17, 2005, a symposium titled “Bench Press: The Collision of Media, Politics, Public Pressure, and an Independent Judiciary” was held at the JW Marriott Hotel. The symposium focused on the…

    59 views
  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Justice Ginsburg highlighted various decisions from the 2000-2001 Supreme Court term including their decision in the case of Bush v. Gore brought following the 2000 presidential election.…

    57 views
  • emFisher v Vassar Collegeem
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    Fisher v. Vassar College

    The case deals with employment discrimination against Cynthia Fisher, a professor at Vassar College, who was denied tenure, which she claimed was due to her age of 57 years. The Appeals…

    384 views
  • Judicial Independence
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    Judicial Independence

    In its second hearing, the A.B.A. Commission on Judicial Independence and Separation of Powers heard testimony from judges, attorneys, law professors and other legal experts concerning the…

    138 views
  • The ABA and Federal Judge Selection
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    The ABA and Federal Judge Selection

    The committee heard testimony on the role of the American Bar Association in the selection of federal judges from attorneys, legal scholars and ABA officials. The ABA rates and provides…

    104 views
  • Supreme Court and Federal Judiciary Budget
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    Supreme Court and Federal Judiciary Budget

    Witnesses testified on appropriations for the federal judiciary and the Supreme Court. Senators on the committee remarked that monetary demands by the Supreme Court were “frugal” and…

    74 views
  • Copyright Law emRogers v Koonsem
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    Copyright Law: Rogers v. Koons

    The program started with a roundtable discussion of legal experts examining copyright laws versus First Amendment rights and then showed footage from the courtroom proceedings of Rogers v.…

    566 views