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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review

    Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Legal Scholars Panel

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. Legal…

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    2008-2009 Supreme Court Term Review Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the decisions of the 2008-2009 term of the U.S. Supreme Court, which would conclude the next Monday, June 29, 2009. Professor Howard moderated. He also made remarks about…

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    FCC v. Fox Television Moot Court

    The Bill of Rights Institute and William and Mary Law School hosted a moot court on the FCC v. Fox Television indecency case. The case rests on the FCC’s ban against the use of curse words…

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    2008 Election and the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about the impact of the presidency on the Supreme Court. They focused on the results of the 2008 Presidential Election and the role that the winner would play in changing…

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    Judicial Confirmation Process

    The Senate Republican Conference held a forum to discuss the importance of removing politics from the judicial confirmation process and ensuring confirmation of qualified judicial nominees in a timely…

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    The Role of the Courts in Times of War

    Panel members discussed the role of the courts in times of war. Topics included handling emergencies, history of court actions during war, possible abuses, chauvinism, treason, and martial law. After…

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    Role of the Chief Justice

    Chief Justice Roberts delivered a lecture to the Northwestern University law community at Thorne Auditorium. Topics included the history of several former chief justices. He responded to…

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    Supreme Court Term Review, Part 2

    In the second half of a two-hour panel, law professors discussed the major cases of the 2002-2003 U.S. Supreme Court term. They reviewed some of the major decisions of the term and also…

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    Supreme Court Term Review, Part 1

    In the first half of a two-hour panel, law professors discussed the major cases of the 2002-2003 U.S. Supreme Court term. They reviewed some of the major decisions of the term and also…

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    Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 1

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee heard opening statements from legal experts and historians on the interpretation and history of impeachment in the U.S. During his statement, subcommittee…

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    Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 2

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee members questioned legal experts and historians about the history and interpretation of impeachment.

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    High Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Republican National Lawyers Association sponsored a panel discussed on the charges against President Bill Clinton and whether these offenses are “high crimes and misdemeanors.” They focused…

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    Newspaper Roundtable

    Columbia University Professor Manning Marble and Yeshiva University Professor John Oldham McGinnis talked about current news stories during the Washington Journal’s Newspaper Roundtable.…

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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1

    A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee heard testimony on a Tax Limitation Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would require a two-thirds vote in Congress to pass legislation that would…

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    Conservative Supreme Court Forum

    The Federalist Society held a meeting on the Supreme Court. Participants spoke about recent high court decisions and their effect on separation of powers. They analyzed the movement in the…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    The committee heard testimony on legislative bills designed to reform federal campaign finance laws. Since 1986, of 83 senatorial elections, incumbent senators outspent challengers in over…

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