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  • Federalist Society Discussion on the 2020 Census
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    Federalist Society Discussion on the 2020 Census

    Legal experts debated President Trump’s efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census and the Supreme Court decision that halted those efforts.

  • Judge William Pryor Leads Panel Discussion on Separation of Powers
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    Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Day 1, Panel 2

    Judge William Pryor, who was on President-elect Trump’s list as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moderated a discussion on the importance Justice Antonin Scalia placed on the Federalist Papers' views of the…

  • Hearing on Growth of the Federal Criminal Code
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    New Federal Crimes

    The House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force held a hearing on the growing number of new federal crimes and Congress' enactment of new criminal statutes. The witnesses…

  • The Prosecution of Public Corruption
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    The Prosecution of Public Corruption

    Panelists talked about the prosecution of public corruption. They talked about the current statutes in state and federal codes that are used to prosecute public corruption and fraud, the philosophical arguments behind…

  • Federal Government and Religious Organizations
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    Federal Government and Religious Organizations

    The panelists debated the complexities of the proper relationship between government and religion. They talked about the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act and its…

  • Hate Crimes
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    Hate Crimes

    Witnesses testified about the need for federal legislation which provides for greater punishments for crimes motivated by hate. Several witnesses described the abuses they suffered due to…

  • Remedies for Presidential Misconduct
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    Remedies for Presidential Misconduct

    The panelists discussed the role of the executive branch and the legislative branch’s role in holding the president accountable. Mr. Gigot explained the problem with having the independent…