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  • US Supreme Court During World War I
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    U.S. Supreme Court During World War I

    Author and Virginia Commonwealth University history professor emeritus Melvin Urofsky described the constitutional issues the Supreme Court faced during World War I. He was introduced by…

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  • John Marshalls US Supreme Court Landmark Cases
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    John Marshall's U.S. Supreme Court Landmark Cases

    Legal scholars talked about the landmark cases decided during Chief Justice John Marshall’s tenure on the Supreme Court, including McCulloch v. Maryland and Marbury v. Madison. John…

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  • Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
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    Life and Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis

    Melvin Urofsky, author of Louis D. Brandeis: A Life, talked about the Supreme Court justice’s life, legal career, and legacy. This event was in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his…

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  • Jeffrey Rosen Discusses emLouis D Brandeisem
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    Louis D. Brandeis

    Jeffrey Rosen talked about his book Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet, in which he remembers the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis. He spoke with Phillippa Strum and…

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  • emDissent and the Supreme Courtem
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    Dissent and the Supreme Court

    Melvin Urofsky talked about his book Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court’s History and the Nation’s Constitutional Dialogue, in which he examines the role of dissent in the…

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    Dissent and the Supreme Court

    Professor Melvin Urofsky, author of Dissent and the Supreme Court, examines the role of dissent in the Supreme Court and the meaning of the constitution through the ongoing public policy…

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  • QA with Melvin Urofsky
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    Q&A with Melvin Urofsky

    Melvin Urofsky talked about his latest book, Louis D. Brandeis: A Life (Pantheon, September 22, 2009). Louis Brandeis was 59 years old when he was named to the U.S. Supreme Court by President…

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  • Supreme Court Watch
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    Supreme Court Watch

    Professor Urofsky talked about the history of the United States Supreme Court. The guest discussed the past job experiences and qualifications of former Supreme Court Justices. He also…

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  • Legacy of Earl Warren Part 2
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    Legacy of Earl Warren, Part 2

    This is the second part in a four-part series on the legacy of the Warren Court. Justices William O. Douglas, John M. Harlan and Hugo L. Black of the Warren court were discussed, including their legal…

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  • emThe Douglas Lettersem
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    The Douglas Letters

    Melvin Urofsky, author of a book entitled The Douglas Letters about the Supreme Court Associate Justice William Douglas. Dr. Urofsky offered his personal opinions Judge Douglas and talked…

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