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    America and the Courts Program

    The Supreme Court began its new term on Monday, October 6, 2008. Footage was shown of those attending the Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle the previous day. The Mass is held…

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    Access to Government Information

    On the first day of hearings on the freedom of information act, committee members heard testimony from federal officials, persons who have tried to obtain information via the act, and…

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    Alternatives to Incarceration

    The panelists discussed alternatives to incarceration, from the death penalty to service programs, within the larger issues of crime prevention and deterrence, especially regarding the…

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    Conference on Crime: Alternatives to Prison

    American University held a panel discussion on crime.

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    Supreme Court Stakeout

    Following a debate in the U.S. Supreme Court on the case Dolan vs. the City of Tigard, participants in the case commented outside the building. In this case, the Supreme Court will decide…

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    Capital Punishment

    Diann Rust-Tierney from the ACLU, and Paul Kamena from the Washington Legal Foundation, talked about the process of capital punishment. They also spoke about the case of Robert Alton…

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    Property Rights and the Fifth Amendment

    In separate interviews, guests discussed the upcoming decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which they will further define the taking clause established within Lucas v. South Carolina…

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    Harmelin v. Michigan

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Harmelin v. Michigan, an Eighth Amendment challenge to a Michigan statute that gives a life sentence without parole for possession of more…

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    U.S. v. Curtis: Oral Arguments

    The court heard oral arguments in the case of U.S. v. Curtis. Lance Cpl. Ronnie Curtis was sentenced to death in a military trial for stabbing to death a superior officer and the officer’s…

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    Death Penalty Statutes: Civilian and Military

    Earlier today C-SPAN televised a death penalty case before the Military Court of Appeals. The guests discussed the differences between military and civilian death penalty statutes. Habeas Corpus is…

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    Flag Protection & the First Amendment

    Two attorneys debated the question: Does the First Amendment prohibit the U.S. from prosecuting protestors who knowingly burn the flag? The following Monday, May 15, 1990, the Supreme Court…

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    Death Penalty

    The committee conducted a third hearing on death penalty legislation. The proceedings focused on race discrimination and capital sentencing decisions in jurisdictions throughout the United…

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    Supreme Court Preview

    Members of the Washington Legal Foundation discussed the key cases that were addressed by the new Supreme Court term. They answered audience questions.

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    Supreme Court Review

    The recent Court term is reviewed with particular attention to civil rights issues. Discrimination is discussed in the cases Patterson v. McClean Credit Union and Price v. Waterhouse. In Patterson, racial…

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    Role of ABA in Judicial Nomination Process

    The Senate Judiciary Committee concluded hearings to review the role of the American Bar Association (ABA) in the screening of judicial nominations. U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Sable Communications v. FCC challenges whether “dial-a-porn” services can be banned by Congress. Browning-Ferris v. Kelco disputes the awarding of punitive damages in a…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Supreme Court Review - among the Cases that were discussed: Drug testing laws are considered, specifically in reference to federal and public transportation employees, and related to…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Patterson v. McClean Credit Union is an attempt by Ms. Patterson to sue her employer on charges of racial harassment. A decision on this case could reverse the previous…

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    Chief Justice Nomination

    The Guests discussed their reasons for and against William Rehnquist becoming Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and answered questions from viewers.

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    William Reynolds Nomination

    Assistant Attorney General William Reynolds and other witnesses testified for and against his nomination to be the Associate Attorney General. This was day Two of testimony. Note: Some…

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