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    Recess Appointments Debate

    Law professors debated the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012. The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the…

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    Presidential Use of Executive Powers

    Simon Lazarus and Roger Pilon talked about the the use of executive powers by President Obama. They spoke about the constitutional basis for this power, how it has and can be executed, its…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Legal scholars talked about several recent cases and actions before the U.S. Supreme Court during its 2006 term. They focused on issues related to civil rights, Affirmative Action, late…

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    Supreme Court Cases on First Amendment Issues

    Legal scholars spoke about free speech and First Amendment cases heard by the Supreme Court in the 2006-2007 term. Among the topics they addressed were campaign finance reform laws,…

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    Executive Power in Wartime

    Judge Pryor moderated a panel discussion on the federalist approach to executive power in wartime. The panelists addressed questions such as whether President Bush has acted legally in regard the war in Iraq, whether…

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    The Privacy Act and the Presidency

    Witnesses testified about the extent to which the Privacy Act applied to the office of the president. Among the topics they addressed were similarities in jurisdiction between the Privacy…

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    Presidential Appointments

    Recent articles have asserted that the process of presidential appointments has become more politicized in the last twenty years than ever before. The guests discussed whether this is so…

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