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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKorematsu v United Statesem
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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…

  • The Constitution and Presidential War Powers
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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…

  • emGod on Trialem
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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…

  • Religion and the Constitution
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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…