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  • Judge William Pryor Leads Panel Discussion on Separation of Powers
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    Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Day 1, Panel 2

    Judge William Pryor, who was on President-elect Trump’s list as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moderated a discussion on the importance Justice Antonin Scalia placed on the Federalist Papers' views of the…

  • Discussion on the Power of the States
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    Powers of the States

    Nevada’s attorney general and the former attorney general of Alabama talked about the increasingly activist roles many top lawyers for states were taking. They also answered questions from members of the audience.…

  • Judicial Independence
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    Judicial Independence

    Judge William Pryor and Thomas Wells discussed judicial independence. Judge Pryor spoke on his definition of judicial independence, cited three previous threats to judicial independence, and asserted that current…

  • emSpoiling for a Fight The Rise of Eliot Spitzerem
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    Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer

    Brooke Masters talked about her biography, Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer, published by Times Books. Ms. Masters reviewed the impact of New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer’s…

  • Executive Power in Wartime
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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…

  • International Law Sources
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    International Law Sources

    The panelists discussed the use of foreign and international law sources in domestic constitutional interpretation. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Columbia Law School hosted…

  • Judge William Pryor Interview
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    Judge William Pryor Interview

    Judge Pryor was interviewed about his life and career. He talked about his political background and deciding opinions while serving on the on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Regent University Commencement
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    Regent University Commencement

    Judge Pryor, an alumnus, addressed the 2004 graduates of Regent University. He talked about moral, civic and economic responsibilities. He used George Washington Carver as an example of a…

  • Judicial Nominations
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    Judicial Nominations

    Mr. Pryor and Ms. Stuart testified about their qualifications, judicial philosophy. Mr. Pryor was extensively questioned about past statements on abortion and various decisions of the…

  • Death Penalty Reform
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    Death Penalty Reform

    Witnesses testified in support of and in opposition to the death penalty as a punishment for serious crimes in the U.S.