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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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…