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  • President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony
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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

  • Justice Thomas SwearingIn Ceremony
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    Justice Thomas Swearing-In Ceremony

    In a ceremony at the White House, Judge Thomas was sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. President and Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Thomas and some 300 friends and…

  • emUnited States v Nixonem Oral Argument
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    United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings of several…

  • emRoe v Wadeem 1972 Oral Arguments
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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Sarah Weddington and Robert Flowers argued the case of a Texas woman who sued the…

  • emPlanned Parenthood v Caseyem Oral Argument
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    Planned Parenthood v. Casey Oral Argument

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Planned Parenthood of Southeast Pennsylvania v. Casey. Robert P. Casey was the governor of Pennsylvania. Ernest Preate argued the cause for the…

  • emWebster v Reproductive Health Servicesem Oral Arguments
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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank Susman argued the case for the…

  • emRoe v Wadeem 1971 Oral Argument
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    Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument

    Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought to…

  • Civil Liberties in Wartime
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    Civil Liberties in Wartime

    Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the constriction of civil liberties during wartime, specifically the U.S. Civil War, such as the writ of habeas corpus, which prevents people from being…

  • Justice White Funeral
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    Justice White Funeral

    Portions of the funeral service for retired Justice Byron White from St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral in Denver, Colorado were shown. Justice White died Monday, April 15, 2002 in Denver of…

  • Justice White Retirement Profile
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    Justice White Retirement Profile

    The vignette included the text of Associate Justice Byron White’s retirement statement. A profile of Justice White and his positions on major Supreme Court cases during his tenure were…

  • Restructuring the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court
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    Restructuring the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court

    The Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals heard testimony about the future of the Ninth Circuit, which includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho,…

  • emWalter L Nixon v United Statesem Oral Arguments
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    Walter L. Nixon v. United States Oral Arguments

    Oral arguments in the Nixon v. United States case were played on audio, with sketches of the participants shown on the video. Walter Nixon, a federal judge, challenged the procedures the…

  • Fordham University Stein Prize
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    Fordham University Stein Prize

    Judge Tjoflat received the 21st Stein award from the Fordham School of Law for his work promoting the advancement of justice. After remarks by retired Justice White, Judge Tjoflat spoke…

  • Supreme Court Procedures
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    Supreme Court Procedures

    Former Justice White talked about what types of cases the Court handles, including statutory and constitutional law cases, and how the Court decides to which cases to hear. He also examined…

  • emNew York Times v United Statesem
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    New York Times v. United States

    Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in New York Times v. United States was heard. The case involved the federal government’s opposition to…

  • emMiranda v Arizonaem Oral Arguments
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    Miranda v. Arizona Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case Miranda v. Arizona, concerning the Fifth Amendment rights of Ernesto Miranda. He signed a confession of kidnapping and rape without…

  • Inner Workings of the Supreme Court
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    Inner Workings of the Supreme Court

    Former Justice White talked about the U.S. Supreme Court and what goes into the Court’s decision to accept a case for review. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions from the…

  • Legal Education
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    Legal Education

    Former Justice White spoke at the dedication of John Giffen Weinmann Hall, Tulane University Law School’s new building. He spoke about the importance of education in U.S. society and the…

  • Robert F Kennedy Reunion Dinner
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    Robert F. Kennedy Reunion Dinner

    Former attorneys and staff members who served in the Justice Department while Robert F. Kennedy was attorney general honored his memory at a dinner. They reminisced about Robert Kennedy and…

  • Supreme Court Justices Perspective
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    Supreme Court Justices Perspective

    Justice O’Connor and former Justice White participated in a panel discussion with other judges on their duties and philosophies as justices on the Supreme Court. Issues raised in the discussion…

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