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  • President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony
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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

  • emRoe v Wadeem 1972 Oral Arguments
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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Sarah Weddington and Robert Flowers argued the case of a Texas woman who sued the…

  • emPlanned Parenthood v Caseyem Oral Argument
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    Planned Parenthood v. Casey Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeast Pennsylvania v. Casey. Robert P. Casey was the governor of Pennsylvania. Ernest Preate argued the cause for the…

  • emWebster v Reproductive Health Servicesem Oral Arguments
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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank Susman argued the case for the…

  • Civil Liberties in Wartime
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    Civil Liberties in Wartime

    Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the constriction of civil liberties during wartime, specifically the U.S. Civil War, such as the writ of habeas corpus, which prevents people from being…

  • emWalter L Nixon v United Statesem Oral Arguments
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    Walter L. Nixon v. United States Oral Arguments

    Oral arguments in the Nixon v. United States case were played on audio, with sketches of the participants shown on the video. Walter Nixon, a federal judge, challenged the procedures the…

  • Supreme Court Justices Photo Opportunity
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    Supreme Court Justices Photo Opportunity

    The nine justices were shown briefly, preparing for their annual photo session. Once a year, photographers are allowed into a room in the U.S. Supreme Court to take a group photo of the…