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  • Discussion Focuses on Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight
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    Separation of Powers and Congressional Oversight, Part 1

    Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, law professors, former Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), and former House and Senate staffers talked about congressional oversight powers of the executive branch. The panelists provided historical…

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  • Federal Officials Discuss Government Surveillance
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    Government Surveillance

    Panelists talked about improving government surveillance. The discussion focused on how to protect the civil liberties of private U.S. citizens without sacrificing national security.

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  • Constitutional Champion Awards Ceremony for Senators Patrick Leahy DVT and Rand Paul RKY
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    Annual Constitutional Awards

    Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) were presented Constitutional Champion Awards by the Constitution Project during the group’s 2015 Constitutional Champions Gala in…

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  • emThe Challengeem
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    The Challenge

    Jonathan Mahler talked about Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the Supreme Court case where the attorneys for Guantanamo detainee Salim Hamdan, former driver for Osama bin Laden, challenged the legality of the…

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  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    Professors and law scholars debated how often and under what circumstances the Constitution should be amended. The panelists gave opening statements and then debated the various issues.…

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  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    This briefing was held for congressional staff and the media and the participants discussed how and when the Constitution should be amended. Sen. Bumpers talked about his career and said he spent most…

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