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  • President George HW Bush Domestic Agenda
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    President George H.W. Bush Domestic Agenda

    Charles Jones chaired a discussion of the domestic agenda of the President George H.W. Bush administration. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Domestic…

  • Jeffersons Supreme Court Appointments
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    Jefferson's Supreme Court Appointments

    Professor Abraham spoke about “Jefferson’s Trio of Appointments to the Court.” This is the first in a series of five lectures in the Supreme Court Historical Society’s 2005 lecture series held in…

  • Supreme Court Watch
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    Supreme Court Watch

    Mr. Abraham talked about the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court and preparations for the confirmation hearings.

  • Free Speech During War
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    Free Speech During War

    What does the past predict for the right of speech during the war on terror? A discussion in the City Council Chambers with Henry Abraham c-authored by Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights and Liberties…

  • The US Supreme Court
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    The U.S. Supreme Court

    Topics discussed included the appointment and confirmation of Supreme Court justices, the identities and roles of the current justices, and the role the U.S. Supreme Court plays in our system of…

  • Writing About the Supreme Court
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    Writing About the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about books they have recently written about the U.S. Supreme Court. Specifically they talked about presidential selection of Supreme Court justices. After their remarks…

  • The Press and the Federal Judiciary
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    The Press and the Federal Judiciary

    Panelists discussed the media coverage of the federal judiciary and how it contributes to public perception. They also focused on the importance of more knowledgeable reporting to better…

  • Judicial Issues at the Turn of the Century
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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…

  • Presidents and the Supreme Court
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    Presidents and the Supreme Court

    A panel of political scientists spoke in a forum on the relationship between the president and the Supreme Court during the convention of the American Political Science Association. In the forum, the…

  • History of Supreme Court Nominations
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    History of Supreme Court Nominations

    Mr. Abraham spoke on the Supreme Court nomination and confirmation process during the history of the U.S., including the changing factors concerning selections for the Supreme Court over…

  • Supreme Court Nominees
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    Supreme Court Nominees

    Professor Henry Abraham discussed the Supreme Court nominees of various presidents. Note: This is an incomplete program.