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  • House Judiciary Committee Reviews Mueller Report
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    House Judiciary Committee Reviews Mueller Report

    The House Judiciary Committee held a second hearing to review the findings of the Mueller Report. Among the witnesses testifying were Carrie Cordero, the former counsel to the assistant…

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  • Symposium on Presidential Emergency Powers The Constitution
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    Symposium on Presidential Emergency Powers, The Constitution

    The Brennan Center for Justice hosted a symposium to consider the history, application, and scope of presidential emergency powers. In this portion, University of Virginia Law Professor…

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  • Presidential Emergency Powers Former Executive Branch Officials
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    Presidential Emergency Powers, Former Executive Branch Officials

    The Brennan Center for Justice hosted a symposium ito consider the history, application and scope of presidential emergency powers. This portion featured former administration officials who…

    203 views
  • Chief Justices John Jay and John Marshall
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    Chief Justices John Jay and John Marshall

    University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna Prakash lectured on John Jay and John Marshall, who each served as Chief Justice of the United States. In the early years of the republic, they…

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  • Federalist Society Convention Examines Justice Antonin Scalias Legacy
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    Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Day 1, Panel 1

    Judge Sandra Ikuta, who was on President-elect Trump’s list as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moderated a discussion on using legislative history in deciding cases. In 1986 Justice Scalia changed the prevailing…

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  • Use of Executive Power
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    Use of Executive Power

    Legal analysts compared the use of executive power by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations, particularly in the areas of war powers and national security. They discussed the use of…

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  • emUS v Nixonem Symposium
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    U.S. v. Nixon Symposium

    The panelists discussed the use of executive privilege since the Nixon era and how this privilege was not used regularly until President Clinton. They discussed examples of executive…

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