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  • Safety of Pharmaceuticals
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    Safety of Pharmaceuticals

    Participants discussed the relationship between the health care and drug industries. They focused on advanced technologies and new drugs that have affected health care. This increased…

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  • Supreme Court Midterm Review
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    Supreme Court Midterm Review

    The participants discussed the impact of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the cases during her first term. The majority of the issues dealt with the First Amendment.

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  • Federal Crime Initiatives
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    Federal Crime Initiatives

    The guests discussed the issue of capital punishment and its role in the crime bill, which would broaden the number of crimes punishable by death and restricts the rights of convicts to…

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  • Thomas Confirmation
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    Thomas Confirmation

    The Washington Legal Foundation held a conference concerning Judge Thomas' nomination, his experience and philosophy, his judicial decisions, and the role of the Senate in judicial…

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  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The Washington Legal Foundation sponsored a forum at the National Press Club to evaluate the decisions of the Supreme Court during its recently completed term. Issues involved in the…

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  • Habeas Corpus Rights emMcCleskey v Zantem
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    Habeas Corpus Rights: McCleskey v. Zant

    A brief overview was given of the Supreme Court decisions handed down this week, including: Eastern Airlines v. Floyd, in which the Court unanimously voted that passengers on international…

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  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    The panelists gave an overview of the first half of the Supreme Court term, including the key cases that were heard. They described the continuing, substantial increase in criminal cases, with an increase of…

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  • Preview of 1990 Supreme Court Term
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    Preview of 1990 Supreme Court Term

    In the weeks prior to the start of the new Supreme Court term, various groups are holding briefing to state their position on pending cases. In the first of these briefings, sponsored by the…

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  • Marketing Practices of Tobacco Companies
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    Marketing Practices of Tobacco Companies

    The subcommittee discussed the specific marketing practices tobacco companies, particularly advertising campaigns allegedly aimed at young people, women, and minorities. The focus was on HR 1250, the…

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  • New Directions of Federal Courts
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    New Directions of Federal Courts

    The speakers discussed the important decisions of the lower federal courts, especially those affecting business. The Washington Legal Foundation is a public interest law and policy center…

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  • Midterm Review of the Supreme Court
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    Midterm Review of the Supreme Court

    Legal experts talked about cases being heard before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Topics included civil rights cases, a First Amendment case, and two Federal Communications Commission…

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  • Supreme Court Preview
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    Supreme Court Preview

    This program is a press briefing on key cases in the Supreme Court 1989 term.

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: The following highlights from the 23 cases handed down by the Court this week are discussed: Texas v. Johnson involved the Court’s decision to strike down a Texas law prohibiting…

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  • FBI Library Awareness Program
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    FBI Library Awareness Program

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Library Awareness Program, a plan to surveil scientific libraries' patrons to try and detect domestic espionage.

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