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  • 60th Anniversary of emBrown v Board of Educationem
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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at an NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund luncheon commemorating the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Following Attorney General Holder’s…

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  • Governmental Role in Integration
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    Governmental Role in Integration

    Policymakers, civil rights advocates and scholars spoke about racially and economically integrated K-12 public schools. They focused on incentives in current and proposed federal policies,…

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  • Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Legal Scholars Panel
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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Legal Scholars Panel

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. Legal…

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  • Voting Rights Act
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    Voting Rights Act

    Participants talked about the history and legacy of the 1964 Voting Rights Act, race relations in the U.S., the impact of the act on voter participation and political activism, the pace of…

    135 views
  • 2008 Election and the Supreme Court
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    2008 Election and the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about the impact of the presidency on the Supreme Court. They focused on the results of the 2008 Presidential Election and the role that the winner would play in changing…

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  • emBrown v Board of Educationem Afternoon Session
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    Brown v. Board of Education, Afternoon Session

    Participants talked about the significance of the decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Among the topics they addressed were how the decision was reached, the application of…

    220 views
  • Racial Preferences in Higher Education
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    Racial Preferences in Higher Education

    A moot court examined the possible debate over exactly who qualifies for racial preferences as America becomes increasingly multiracial. Two law professors, Charles Ogletree and Kathleen Sullivan, argued a…

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  • Prayer Breakfast Honoring Martin Luther King Jr
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    Prayer Breakfast Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Attorney General Mukasey and other dignitaries delivered remarks at the 17th annual Brotherhood of Shiloh prayer breakfast honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The tributes…

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  • Attorney General Nomination Hearing Day 2
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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    Judge Mukasey testified about his nomination to replace Alberto Gonzales as the U.S. attorney general. Some Democratic committee members said Judge Mukasey dodged questions and backed down on…

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  • Supreme Court Integration Decision Reaction
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    Supreme Court Integration Decision Reaction

    Participants spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to express their reactions to a 5-4 decision the Court had just handed down. The decision restricted the use of race…

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  • Supreme Court School Integration Cases Reaction
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    Supreme Court School Integration Cases Reaction

    Attorneys and others spoke to the press after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases of Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 and Meredith…

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  • Supreme Court School Integration Cases
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    Supreme Court School Integration Cases

    Guests talked about cases being heard later in the day by the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of racial school integration plans in Louisville, Kentucky, and Seattle,…

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  • The Future of School Integration
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    The Future of School Integration

    Panelists talked about the U.S. Supreme Court’s December 4, 2006 hearing on the constitutionality of racial school integration plans in Louisville, Kentucky, and Seattle, Washington. They also focused on Mr.…

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  • Civil Rights Division Operations
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    Civil Rights Division Operations

    Witnesses testified about the operation of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Among the topics addressed were enforcement of the Voting Rights Act, prisoner treatment at Guantanamo…

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  • Extension of the Voting Rights Act
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    Extension of the Voting Rights Act

    Moderated by Professor Walters, panel members discussed the importance of extending the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some provisions of which expire in 2007. Among the issues they addressed…

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  • Alito Confirmation Hearing Day 5 Part 3
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    Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 5 Part 3

    The final panel of witnesses testified about the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics they addressed were his qualifications and experience as both a…

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  • Opposition to Judge Alito Nomination
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    Opposition to Judge Alito Nomination

    Civil rights leaders spoke to reporters about their opposition to the nomination of Judge Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing his past decisions and judicial temperament as indications…

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  • Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions
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    Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions

    During a lunch break for the last day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings, senators and witnesses spoke to reporters about United States Supreme Court nominee Judge John…

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  • Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Representatives of several organizations spoke to reporters about their opposition to the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court and issues of concern to minorities. They…

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  • Blacks and the Supreme Court
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    Blacks and the Supreme Court

    Participants talked about issues affecting the black and minority communities in the previous Supreme Court term. They talked about the nomination of Judge John Roberts to replace Justice…

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