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    Justice Holmes and the Civil War

    Panelists at the Supreme Court Historical Society talked about the impact of the Civil War on the life of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. The Supreme Court Historical Society’s 2014 Leon Silverman…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Closing Remarks

    Professors G. Edward White and Paul Finkelman made closing remarks at a symposium exploring the United States Supreme Court decisions nominated for a “Hall of Shame.” Professor White gave an overview…

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    Supreme Court Mistakes: Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Professor Daniel Farber delivered his argument for the case of Dred Scott v. Sandford being the top entrant in the “Hall of Shame” for United States Supreme Court decisions. The decision in Dred Scott v.…

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    President Roosevelt and the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about President Roosevelt and the 1930s U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed important Supreme Court decisions, appointments and presidential politics of the era including the controversial “packing of the…

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    Revisiting Chase's Jurisprudence

    Associate Justice David Souter introduced University of Virginia Law Professor Edward White, who examined the work of the Supreme Court during Salmon Chase’s term as Chief Justice from 1864 to 1873. This work included…

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    The Legacy of Earl Warren, Part 4

    Three former clerks for Chief Justice Earl Warren discussed their experiences in the U.S. Supreme Court, their relationships with the chief justice, and the nature of Supreme Court…

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    The Legacy of Earl Warren, Part 1

    This is the first of a four-part series on the Warren Court, 1953-1969. Two scholars on history and law discussed the historical legacy of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren. Chief…

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    General Principles of the Judiciary Act

    “General Principles of the Judiciary Act of 1789” forum sponsored by the Bicentennial Conference on the Judiciary Act of 1789. The participants talked about the general principles, as well…