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  • AfricanAmerican Political Power
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    African-American Political Power

    Activists talked about their concerns and recommendations for the 2012 elections. Topics included political power, voting laws, redistricting, and past elections. This program was part of…

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  • Congress and the Supreme Court
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    Congress and the Supreme Court

    Panelists spoke about the operation of the U.S. Supreme Court, recent cases heard by the court, and interpretation of congressional statutes and legislative intent. They also talked about…

    340 views
  • Voting Rights Act Oral Argument Response
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    Voting Rights Act Oral Argument Response

    Following oral arguments in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder attorneys spoke to reporters outside the Supreme Court. The case focused on provisions of the 1965 federal Voting…

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  • Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act
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    Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act

    Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must continue to…

    507 views
  • emRicci v Destefanoem Oral Argument Reactions
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    Ricci v. Destefano Oral Argument Reactions

    Participants spoke to the press after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Ricci v. Destefano. The Court would decide if New Haven, Connecticut, city officials…

    575 views
  • Attorney General Nomination Hearing Day 2
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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    On the second day of the hearing on the nomination of Eric Holder to be attorney general, witnesses testified about his qualifications and experience. Among the topics they addressed were Mr.…

    888 views
  • Supreme Court 20072008 Term Review
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    Supreme Court 2007-2008 Term Review

    Legal experts representing both progressive and conservative perspectives talked about the Supreme Court’s most noteworthy decisions during the previous term and identified emerging trends.…

    508 views
  • Washington DC Gun Control Law
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    Washington, D.C. Gun Control Law

    The panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court case, District of Columbia v. Heller, which concerns the constitutionality of the District of Columbia’s ban on the private possession of handguns.…

    276 views