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    Reconstruction: The Civil War Amendments

    In an interview aired prior to the lecture, Supreme Court Historical Society President Leon Silverman, described the six-part lecture series concerning the impact of the U.S. Civil War on the…

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    Justice Embattled

    Justice Kennedy introduced Professor Neely, who examined whether the Civil War shaped the judges or the judges shaped the war. He focused on a controversy between the federal government and…

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    Antebellum Constitutional Crises

    Supreme Court Historical Society Executive Director David Pride described the six-part lecture series which will air over several months. This is the first time cameras have been allowed to record an…

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    Supreme Court Docket 1861-1865

    Justice Clarence Thomas introduced Professor Harold Hyman, who discussed the dynamics between the Supreme Court and the Civil War. He examined four main definitions of a civil war, the peripheral nature of…

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    Revisiting Chase's Jurisprudence

    Associate Justice David Souter introduced University of Virginia Law Professor Edward White, who examined the work of the Supreme Court during Salmon Chase’s term as Chief Justice from 1864 to 1873. This work included…

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    Lincoln and the Constitutional Convention

    Keith Ann Stiverson, the Project Coordinator for the Supreme Court lecture series on the Civil War, talked about the collaboration between the Supreme Court and co-sponsor The Friends of the Law…

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