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    Crime Prevention and Local Partnerships

    During a forum on criminal justice and the recently passed crime bill, the panelists discussed additional legislative steps which might be taken on the national and local level to reduce crime.…

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    Crime Legislation

    Participants discussed crime legislation and the immediate and long-term effects it will have on legal issues.

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    National Service Ethic

    The participants, including Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) and John F. Kennedy, Jr, son Of President Kennedy, discussed the creation of a national service ethic in this country.…

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    Women Lawyers of Achievement

    Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Attorney General Janet Reno, and other female lawyers spoke during a luncheon honoring recipients of the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of…

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    Assistant Attorney General Nomination

    Representatives of several civil rights and minority organizations spoke in a news conference to criticize the decision of President Clinton to withdraw the nomination of law professor Lani…

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    Solicitor General Nomination

    Legal analysts spoke about the nomination of Yale Law School professor Drew Days for the position of Solicitor General. They praised the nominee as highly qualified to represent the federal…

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    Nomination of Circuit Court of Appeals Judge

    The committee heard testimony on the nomination of Francis Keating for U.S. Circuit Judge in the 10th District. The committee questioned Mr. Keating, who is currently employed by the Department of…

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    Opposition to Judge Thomas Nomination

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, a separate organization from the NAACP, held a news conference to announce its opposition to the nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge…

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    Voter Registration Procedures

    The committee heard testimony on S.250, the National Voter Registration Act of 1991. The second in a series of hearings on voter registration, witnesses included representatives of civil rights groups, election officials, and…

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    Report on the State of Black America

    The National Urban League held their annual State of Black America press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The report covered topics such as health, employment, and…

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    Lucas Nomination

    The committee continued consideration of the nomination of William Lucas to the top civil rights position in the Justice Department. Rep. Conyers reappears before the committee to rescind…

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    Opinion Survey: Racial Attitudes in the U.S

    The survey conducted by Harris explores Americans' attitudes towards race. Specifically, the survey sought to accomplish three things: (1) to track the attitudes about race relations over…

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    Chief Justice Nomination

    The leadership of NAACP, National Organization of Women, National Women’s Political Caucus and Leadership Conference for Civil Rights expressed their opposition to the nomination of William…

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