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  • Extension of FBI Directors Term Legal Experts Testimony
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    Extension of FBI Director's Term, Legal Experts Testimony

    Legal experts testified on the constitutionality of extending the term by two years of FBI Director Robert Mueller.

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  • emFCC v Fox Televisionem Moot Court
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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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    Moot Court: Rumsfeld v. FAIR

    The Institute of Bill of Rights Law, part of the William and Mary School of Law, marked the commencement of the new term of the United States Supreme Court with its 18th annual Supreme Court Preview conference. The…

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  • Presidential Election Symposium
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    Presidential Election Symposium

    Legal scholars talked about the potential impact of the presidential election on the Supreme Court. Among the topics they addressed were the current make up of the Supreme Court, how future…

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  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the recently finished Supreme Court term, followed by a panel that discussed the significant cases decided by the Court this term.

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  • Historical Impeachment Review Pt 3
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    Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 3

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from a second panel of legal experts on the history and interpretation of impeachment.

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  • Supreme Court and Reconstruction Amendments
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    Supreme Court and Reconstruction Amendments

    Professor Van Alstyne spoke about the Court’s interpretations of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments and other legislative acts of Reconstruction until the Plessy v. Ferguson case in 1896. He focused on the…

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  • Supreme Court Term
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    Supreme Court Term

    Professor Howard moderated this discussion among four law professors of the Supreme Court term thus far. They examined the major cases decided by the Court, including Internet decency and right…

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  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Panel members discussed various Supreme Court decisions of the 1989-90 term.

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  • War Powers Act
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    War Powers Act

    The Senate Judiciary Committee convened to determine which branch of the American government, executive or legislative, has the constitutional power to declare war. Mr. Katzenbach stated…

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  • Scope of Federal Criminal Law
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    Scope of Federal Criminal Law

    A panel discussion entitled Federalism and the Scope of Federal Criminal Law.

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  • Foreign Affairs and the Constitution
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    Foreign Affairs and the Constitution

    The Federalist Society hosted a forum on “Foreign Affairs and the Constitution: The Roles of Congress, the President and the Courts.” Speakers at the forum included former national security…

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  • William Reynolds Nomination
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    William Reynolds Nomination

    Assistant Attorney General William Reynolds and other witnesses testified for and against his nomination to be the Associate Attorney General. This was day Two of testimony. Note: Some…

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