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    Secretary Pompeo Releases 2019 Human Rights Report

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke to reporters about the release of the 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and…

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    Human Rights in Iran

    The State Department hosted a panel discussion on human rights in Iran with department officials and human rights activists.

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    Secretary of State Pompeo on Human Rights in Iran

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosted an event at the State Department on human rights in Iran. He delivered brief remarks and announced new actions in support of the Iranian people, including issuing…

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    Trump Administration and Religious Freedom

    Two conservative, Republican lawyers talked about the merits of President Trump’s executive order granting broader religious freedom to individuals and organizations. The discussion was…

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    ISIS Threat to Religious and Ethnic Minorities, Part 6

    Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Project hosted an all-day forum on the threat of ISIS* toward religious and ethnic minorities. This portion included a panel discussion with the…

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    Terri Schiavo Case

    Bobby Schindler, brother of Terri Schiavo, and Robert Destro and David Gibbs, legal counsel to the Schindler family, discussed the Schindler family’s legal and legislative battle to halt the…

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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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    Bush v. Schiavo Oral Arguments

    The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Jeb Bush v. Michael Schiavo. Mr. Schiavo is the husband and legal guardian of Terri Schiavo, who suffered cardiac arrest and fell into a coma in 1990, resulting in brain damage. Michael…

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    Religious Tests on Judicial Nominations

    The panelists talked about the religious beliefs of judicial nominees and whether it is appropriate to consider those in the confirmation process. The question of freedom of religion was…

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    Catholic University Law School Commencement

    After receiving the President’s Medal, U.S. Supreme Court Clerk William Suter addressed the graduates. He emphasized the importance of personal ethics and values.

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    Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Officials spoke about a report on abuses of religious freedom in various countries including China, Russia and the Sudan. The report also contained suggestions for improving religious…

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    Legal Education Changes

    Participants discussed talked about legal education in the 1990s. They compared teaching methods, content and other aspects of legal education over the years. They also talked about how…

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    Alcohol and Native Americans

    The House Select on Children, Youth, and Families Committee heard testimony on the impact of alcohol labeling and marketing on American Indians. Witnesses at the hearing included the U.S. Surgeon…

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    Abortion

    Guests discussed the historical issues of abortion and the Supreme Court. They also discussed the impact of abortion on the confirmation of Supreme Court justices.

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    Family Planning Legislation

    The Senate Human Resources Committee heard testimony on the Title X 1988 regulations, which authorizes funding for family planning services. Under Title X, funding is not allowed to go…

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    White Mountain Apache Tribe

    The Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs discussed the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

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    Commission Reauthorization Briefing

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a panel briefing about the commission’s reauthorization. Note: There are short breaks during the program.

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    Media View of Civil Rights

    Various representatives of the media appeared before the United States Civil Rights Commission to discuss the media’s view of civil rights in the country. Some of the topics that were…

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    Civil and Constitutional Rights Subcommittee

    Professor Robert Destro testified on his nomination to the Civil Rights Commission. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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    Civil Rights Commissioners Confirmation Hearing

    Nominees and witnesses testified for and against the replacement members for the Commission On Civil Rights. This is an incomplete program.

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