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  • The Supreme Court Appointment Process
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    The Supreme Court Appointment Process

    Barbara Perry spoke about the Supreme Court appointment process as part of the 2010 Leon Silverman Lecture Series. She was introduced by Chief Justice John Roberts.

  • First Ladies Influence
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    First Ladies' Influence

    The authors talked about their books on the topic of the first ladies' influence in the White House. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions. The panel was…

  • Free Speech During War
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    Free Speech During War

    What does the past predict for the right of speech during the war on terror? A discussion in the City Council Chambers with Henry Abraham c-authored by Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties…

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    The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image

    Ms. Perry talked about her book, The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court’s Image in the American Mind, published by Praeger. She focused on the image and symbolism of the Supreme Court and…

  • Justice Profile Stephen Breyer
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    Justice Profile: Stephen Breyer

    Guests talked about the life and career of Justice Breyer. During the course of the program several highlights of Justice Breyer’s speeches and interviews were shown.

  • Writing About the Supreme Court
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    Writing About the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about books they have recently written about the U.S. Supreme Court. Specifically they talked about presidential selection of Supreme Court justices. After their remarks…

  • The Press and the Federal Judiciary
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    The Press and the Federal Judiciary

    Panelists discussed the media coverage of the federal judiciary and how it contributes to public perception. They also focused on the importance of more knowledgeable reporting to better…