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    Conversation on Democracy

    Scholars and public figures talked about Alexis de Tocqueville and the impact his book, Democracy in America, has had on the political discourse of the United States over the years. They…

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    Freedom of Expression

    Panelists and four Washington, DC students talk about how the U.S. Constitution has preserved freedoms, especially those listed in the first amendment. Hypothetical situations were created…

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    Olympic Site Selection Process

    Members of the Senate Commerce committee held an hearing where witnesses testified about the controversy that was sparked by revelations that favors and improper gift-giving secured Salt Lake…

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    Women in the Legal Profession

    Following the presentation of the 1998 Sandra Day O’Connor award to U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody, former American Bar Association president Ms. Ramo talked about the legal…

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    Law Reform in Central and Eastern Europe

    US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor talked about the American Bar Association’s efforts to assist emerging democracies in central and eastern Europe. She said that there were democratically…

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    Regaining the Public Trust

    After a panel on how public distrust of politicians, lawyers and journalists has continued to grow, Ms. Totenberg moderated a discussion of possible solutions to this trend. They…

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    Judicial Screening Process

    Supreme Court Justice, John Paul Stevens, spoke about the criteria used to select judicial candidates for office. He emphasized that qualifications should entail competency and knowledge of…

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    The ABA and Federal Judge Selection

    The committee heard testimony on the role of the American Bar Association in the selection of federal judges from attorneys, legal scholars and ABA officials. The ABA rates and provides…

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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic…

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    American Bar Association President

    Incoming American Bar Association President Roberta Cooper Ramo addressed members of her organization at the group’s annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois. She spoke about her personal and…

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    Justice and the Media

    From Athens, Georgia, the University of Georgia, School of Law hosted a Panel discussion on “Justice and the Media.” The participants discussed the implications that high-profile court cases,…

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    Urban Crime and Violence

    Panel discussion on efforts to fight crime and violence in American cities sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors that included Roberta Ramo, President-elect of the American Bar…

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