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    The 14th Amendment and Race

    Civil rights scholars and leaders talked about the historical significance of the 14th Amendment and recent proposals to repeal it. They also responded to questions from the audience. This…

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    Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Service

    Speakers including Chief Justice William Rehnquist spoke at the memorial service for the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. They praised Justice Marshall’s pioneering efforts for…

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    America and the Courts

    At a dinner at the National Constitution Center, the 2004 We The People Award was given to William T. Coleman, Jr. for his lifetime achievement in civic engagement. The award was presented by Supreme…

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    Transportation Accomplishments and Challenges

    Secretary Slater spoke about the accomplishments of the Department of Transportation during the Clinton administration and outlined future challenges for the department. He was followed by…

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    Challenges for the Federal Judiciary

    This panel of respected legal minds, which was moderated by Dean Sullivan, discussed the question of technology and its appropriate use in court rooms. Widespread disagreement emerged on…

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    Reflections of a New Member of Congress

    Representative Bono talked about her decision to run for office after her husband, the late Representative Sonny Bono, died in a skiing accident. She also talked about her experiences on…

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    Federal Judge Tribute

    Participants Honored the late Judge Collins Seitz by talking about his life, career and his contribution to the understanding of the law. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, Senator Joseph…

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    Reargument of Buckley v. Valeo

    Mayer, Brown & Platt Senior Partner Philip Lacovara and former White House Counsel Lloyd Cutler argued a hypothetical case in which the Federal Election Commission wished to reverse the…

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    Tribute to William T. Coleman

    William T. Coleman was the first black law clerk in the U.S. Supreme Court. He clerked for Justice Felix Frankfurter, after which he worked for the NAACP. In 1995 he received the…

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    Aviation Security and Safety Open Hearing

    The first meeting of the Aviation Safety and Security Commission, an 18-member, presidentially-appointed board which was formed after the ValuJet and TWA crashes, was held. The commission,…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 4

    The committee emerged from closed session and heard testimony from members of special interest groups and legal scholars on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The…

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    Republican Party Issues

    Congressional Republicans spoke during a forum on broadening the base of the Republican party. The speakers discussed the state of politics in America, and the 1992 presidential election.

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    Evening Session Speeches

    Several speakers gave evening session speeches on the second night of the Republican National Convention in New Orleans, LA. Speakers included former Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth…

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    Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 1

    The committee discussed revision of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and other such civil rights acts in order to eliminate existing labor relations discrimination and racial discrimination.

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    Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall

    The Congressional Black Caucus honored the influential former civil rights lawyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who argued the landmark 1954 desegregation case Brown v. Board of…

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    Bork Nomination Day 6, Part 1

    The committee opens the second week of hearings with four civil rights leaders testifying against the nomination of Judge Bork. Mr. Coleman expresses concern over Bork’s criticism of civil rights decisions and his…

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    Secretary of State's Advisory Commission on South Africa

    Witnesses testified about South Africa and ways to end apartheid through education, foreign aid, boycotts and removing foreign influence in the country.

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