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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

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    The Constitution and Presidential War Powers

    A panel of authors who have written books about the American Constitution debated U.S. foreign policy and how the government should interpret the laws regarding war. Among the topics they…

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    God on Trial

    Peter Irons talked about his book God on Trial: Dispatches from America’s Religious Battlefields, published by Viking. Professor Irons, also a constitutional lawyer, outlined major court…

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    Religion and the Constitution

    The guests talked about major Supreme Court precedents related to the free exercise and the establishment clauses of the First Amendment. They discussed them with students from around the nation…

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    Cameras in the Courts

    First Senators Grassley and Schumer testified. Then judges, attorneys and television executives testified about the use of cameras in the courtrooms of various federal courts. Among the…

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    Brown v. Board of Education

    Participants talked to students about the decision in Brown v. Board of Education and the impact of the decision on education and race relations. Following their remarks they answered…

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    New York Times v. United States

    Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in “New York Times v. the United States” was heard. The case involved the federal government’s opposition to the publication…

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    Miranda v. Arizona

    Political science professor Peter Irons spoke by remote link about the case of Miranda vs. Arizona in which a man, Ernesto Miranda, was convicted of rape and kidnapping on the basis of a…

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    Roe v. Wade 1972

    "Roe v. Wade", the U.S. Supreme Court case which made abortions legal in the U.S., was argued twice before the Court. Political science professor Peter Irons explained that at the 1971…

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    Roe v. Wade Interview

    Professor Peter Irons of the University of California, San Diego, discussed the history of the “Roe v. Wade case.”

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    U.S. v. Nixon

    University of California, San Diego professor, Peter Irons, spoke about the Watergate Supreme Court arguments. He talked about the format of the testimony and the outcome of U.S. vs. Nixon.

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    Roe vs. Wade Introduction

    University of Califoria, San Diego Professor Pete Irons discussed the Supreme Court oral argument in Roe vs. Wade in 1972, which became know as the Roe vs Wade decision.

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    Supreme Court Audio Tapes Controversy

    Professor Peter Irons is the co-editor of a book and audiotapes of oral arguments of the U.S. Supreme Court called \f2May It Please the Court\fR, published by The New Press. The release of the…

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    Supreme Court Oral Arguments Audio Recordings

    Peter Irons, co-editor of "May It Please the Court", a book and accompanying audiotape featuring oral arguments infamous cases heard before the Supreme Court since 1955, spoke via satellite…

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