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  • Ethics of Synthetic Biology Part 2
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    Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 2

    Government officials spoke about ethics and science of synthetic biology, which involves creating biological materials entirely from synthetic ones. They focused on federal oversight…

  • The Twentieth Century
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    The Twentieth Century

    The panelists discussed the events of the century and how America has evolved over the course of time. They discussed various issues of local and national concern, the economy, and changing…

  • emArchibald Cox Conscience of a Nationem
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    Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation

    Panelists talked about the new book by Ken Gormley, Archibald Cox: Conscience of a Nation. Mr. Cox served as Solicitor General and was also the special prosecutor during the Watergate…

  • Politics of Abortion
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    Politics of Abortion

    Advocates on both sides of the abortion issue discussed why it is so contentious and the possibilities for reaching a consensus. They examined such factors as religion and the dualistic…

  • Supreme Court Term Preview
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    Supreme Court Term Preview

    At a forum for Supreme Court correspondents, several Georgetown law professors previewed the cases on the Court’s 1996-97 docket. They focused on several key cases, including those dealing…

  • Race Religion and Democracy
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    Race, Religion and Democracy

    Panelists discussed the continuing relationship between the concepts of race, religion and democracy in U.S. society. They examined how these concepts are used by various groups. They also…

  • 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…