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  • AfricanAmerican Political Power
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    African-American Political Power

    Activists talked about their concerns and recommendations for the 2012 elections. Topics included political power, voting laws, redistricting, and past elections. This program was part of…

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  • Congress and the Supreme Court
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    Congress and the Supreme Court

    Panelists spoke about the operation of the U.S. Supreme Court, recent cases heard by the court, and interpretation of congressional statutes and legislative intent. They also talked about…

    340 views
  • Voting Rights Act Oral Argument Response
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    Voting Rights Act Oral Argument Response

    Following oral arguments in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1 v. Holder attorneys spoke to reporters outside the Supreme Court. The case focused on provisions of the 1965 federal Voting…

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  • Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act
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    Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act

    Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must continue to…

    507 views
  • emRicci v Destefanoem Oral Argument Reactions
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    Ricci v. Destefano Oral Argument Reactions

    Participants spoke to the press after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Ricci v. Destefano. The Court would decide if New Haven, Connecticut, city officials…

    575 views
  • Attorney General Nomination Hearing Day 2
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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    On the second day of the hearing on the nomination of Eric Holder to be attorney general, witnesses testified about his qualifications and experience. Among the topics they addressed were Mr.…

    888 views
  • Supreme Court 20072008 Term Review
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    Supreme Court 2007-2008 Term Review

    Legal experts representing both progressive and conservative perspectives talked about the Supreme Court’s most noteworthy decisions during the previous term and identified emerging trends.…

    508 views
  • Washington DC Gun Control Law
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    Washington, D.C. Gun Control Law

    The panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court case, District of Columbia v. Heller, which concerns the constitutionality of the District of Columbia’s ban on the private possession of handguns.…

    276 views
  • Reconsideration of emDred Scott v Sandfordem
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    Reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer and nine U.S. appeals court judges presided over a moot court reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford. After hearing from lawyers and academics from across the country representing…

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  • Diversity in Higher Education
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    Diversity in Higher Education

    Panelists on both panels talked about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Powell’s legacy and school diversity. Topics included Powell’s methods of decision-making, his influence on court decisions,…

    332 views
  • Alito Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 3
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    Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 3

    Following Judge Alito’s final morning of testimony on his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, a panel of representatives of the American Bar Association and colleagues of Judge Alito…

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  • Black History Month
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    Black History Month

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  • University of Michigan Affirmative Action Ruling
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    University of Michigan Affirmative Action Ruling

    Lawyers spoke to reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court about the courts decision on Affirmative Actions cases at the University of Michigan. The Court upheld Affirmative Action programs as…

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  • Supreme Court Affirmative Action News Conference
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    Supreme Court Affirmative Action News Conference

    Following oral arguments in two University of Michigan admissions policy cases, several parties involved and others made comments on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court.

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  • Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices
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    Detention of Foreign Nationals and Immigration Practices

    As part of an annual meeting titled, “Defending Liberty and Pursuing Justice,” panelists talked about balancing homeland security and civil liberties in the detention of foreign nationals…

    86 views
  • Equal Opportunity Act of 1995
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    Equal Opportunity Act of 1995

    Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end…

    149 views
  • Partnership and the Community
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    Partnership and the Community

    Several attorneys spoke during the opening session of the convention of the National Black Prosecutors Association. The speakers discussed the crime problems facing the African-American…

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  • Minority SetAsides
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    Minority Set-Asides

    The subcommittee looks at minority set-asides in contracting following the ramifications of the Supreme Court decision in City of Richmond v. Croson, which limited the use of minority set-asides or…

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  • Supreme Court Review
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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: Richmond v. Croson questions an anti-discrimination law enacted by the city of Richmond. Croson, a contractor, claims that a minority subcontractor was dropped because he…

    206 views
  • Religion and Politics

    Religion and Politics

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