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  • emOn Constitutional Disobedienceem
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    On Constitutional Disobedience

    Louis Michael Seidman talked about his book, On Constitutional Disobedience, in which he argues that it’s time to stop treating the Constitution as a sacred document that needs to be obeyed at all…

    415 views
  • Preserving the Constitution
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    Preserving the Constitution

    Panelists talked about whether the U.S. Constitution was archaic and inefficient, and whether it should remain the basis for the American system of government. The Constitution’s supporters…

    525 views
  • Supreme Court Health Care Law Decision
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    Supreme Court Health Care Law Decision

    Constitutional and health law scholars, practitioners and commentators talked about the Supreme Court decision that the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, is constitutional. The…

    504 views
  • States Rights and the Tenth Amendment
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    States' Rights and the Tenth Amendment

    Roger Pilon and Louis Michael Seidman talked about the Tenth Amendment and states' rights. They discussed what the Tenth Amendment entails and the concept of states' rights, the Supreme Court…

    892 views
  • Federal Marriage Amendment
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    Federal Marriage Amendment

    A panel progressives and libertarians moderated by Neera Tanden talked about the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, baring states and the judiciary from legalizing same-sex marriage.…

    91 views
  • emHow Progressives Rewrote the Constitutionem
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    How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution

    Richard Epstein talked about his book How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution, published by Cato Institute. He argued that the U.S. Constitution was essentially rewritten, without benefit…

    613 views
  • Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Participants talked about the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, his potential impact on the coming term fs court docket, and the future direction of Constitutional law.…

    61 views
  • Judge Roberts and the Constitution
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    Judge Roberts and the Constitution

    Professor Seidman and Mr. Pilon talked about the interpretation of the Constitution and privacy rights. They discussed U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts' past views on these issues.…

    53 views
  • Legacy of Justice Sandra Day OConnor
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    Legacy of Justice Sandra Day O\\\'Connor

    The Georgetown University Law School held a forum on the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. The panel discussed important cases in which Justice O’Connor played a pivotal role…

    238 views
  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Participants analyzed Supreme Court decisions from the most recent term. Among the topics they addressed were privacy rights, federalism, immigration policy, and the 2000 presidential…

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  • Electoral College
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    Electoral College

    Panelists talked about the electoral college system of voting for president in the U.S. They also talked about which voters have the most power under the current system.

    129 views
  • Innocent on Death Row
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    Innocent on Death Row

    Professor Nesson moderated a panel of experts who discussed the potential impacts of DNA research and technology on criminal law, particularly in capital crimes. Among the issues they…

    77 views
  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    Professors and law scholars debated how often and under what circumstances the Constitution should be amended. The panelists gave opening statements and then debated the various issues.…

    459 views
  • Constitutional Amendment Process
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    Constitutional Amendment Process

    This briefing was held for congressional staff and the media and the participants discussed how and when the Constitution should be amended. Sen. Bumpers talked about his career and said he spent most…

    426 views
  • Supreme Court and Constitutional Protections
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    Supreme Court and Constitutional Protections

    B’nai B’rith International sponsored a forum entitled, “Hate Crimes to Reproductive Rights: How the Changing Profile of the Supreme Court Affect Constitutional Protections,” during its…

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  • Clarence Thomas Supreme Court Nomination
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    Clarence Thomas Supreme Court Nomination

    First-year law students heard from a panel of professors about the Judge Thomas nomination. The forum was moderated by Mr. Seidman. The professors discussed the history of Supreme Court…

    103 views
  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Mr. Seidman and Mr. Kovacic discussed the 1990 term of the Supreme Court, and the judicial activism or lack thereof displayed by the current Supreme Court. The two law professors also…

    21 views
  • Case Discussion
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    Case Discussion

    Legal experts discussed the recent Supreme Court cases, Missouri v. Jenkins and Osborne v. Ohio. Missouri v. Jenkins considers the power of federal judges. The Court decided that a judge can…

    119 views
  • Roundup of the Supreme Courts 1988 Term
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    Roundup of the Supreme Court's 1988 Term

    A panel discusses “Criminal Law Issues” and “Implications for the Political Process of the 1988 Term.”

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Case discussed: McKelvey v. Torange involves a law which states that a veteran must use his educational benefits within 10 years of release from military service unless a disability beyond…

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