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    Perspective on Supreme Court Nominations

    Panelists talked about historical perspectives of Supreme Court nominations and recent nominations of candidates for both associate and chief justices. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Role and Responsibilities of Executive Branch

    At a symposium titled, “Selecting Federal Court of Appeals and District Court Judges,” participants talked about the executive role in nominating and selecting federal court judges. Among…

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    Attorney General Farewell Speech

    After the presentation of colors and the National Anthem, Justice Department officials praised Attorney General Janet Reno. She delivered her farewell speech to department employees. Music…

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    Judicial Issues at the Turn of the Century

    Panelists talked about issues that are impacting the United States judicial system. The panelists focused in particular on the concept of judicial independence during their individual…

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    Race and the Law

    Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree moderated this panel discussion on race and the law among judges, law professors and attorneys. They examined a wide range of issues, including the racial…

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    Handgun Control

    Witnesses testified concerning the Brady Bill and efforts to limit the availability of firearms to those who have a tendency for violence. The witnesses described their experiences and the…

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    Assistant Attorney General Confirm. Hearing

    The committee heard testimony from members of Congress and the nominee spoke on Ms. Acheson’s nomination to the position of Assistant Attorney General for Policy Development in the…

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    Assistant Attorney General Confirm. Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from members of Congress on the confirmation of Walter Dellinger to the position of Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel…

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    Justice Department Address

    After an introduction by Attorney General Janet Reno, President Bill Clinton spoke to the members of the Justice Department about his memories as Attorney General of Arkansas. He spoke…

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