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    Al Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Treasury Department Oral Arguments

    Federal judges heard arguments in Al Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Treasury Department. The case involves an Oregon-based organization’s challenge to its designation as a terrorist group.…

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    Dorothy Nelson Oral History Interview

    Judge Dorothy Nelson talked about her life and career. She was the first female dean of a fully accredited law school, the University of Southern California and later became a judge for the U.S.…

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    Establishment of Religion Clause Oral Arguments, Part 2

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard oral arguments in two cases on the use of God-related language. In the second case, the Court reviewed a district court’s ruling in Newdow…

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    Establishment of Religion Clause Oral Arguments, Part 1

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard oral arguments in two cases on the use of God-related language. In Newdow v. U.S. Congress the plaintiff, Sacramento physician, aethist, and…

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    Judicial View of Judicial Selection

    Judges talked about the divergence of judicial opinion on selection methods and the current status of judicial selection reform efforts in several states. After their remarks they answered…

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    Western Justice Center Dedication

    Associate Justice O’Connor and others discussed that the purpose of the Western Justice Center is to address areas where the justice system can be improved. They also focused on the…

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    Moot Court Keedy Cup Finals

    Students from the University of Pennsylvania argued the merits of the Federal Communication Commission’s “Must Carry” rule. The “Must Carry” law was challenged in the high court by Turner Broadcasting System and joined in the…

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    Alternatives for Courts of Appeals

    Judge Becker spoke at a conference for judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals on a report prepared by the Federal Judicial Center on structural alternatives for the federal appellate…

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    State-Federal Jurisdiction

    The Federal Judicial Center held a workshop on U.S. Appeals Court Judges. Participants spoke about preemption and expeditious means for bringing pending cases in states and federal courts…

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    Guam Obstetricians v. Ada

    Oral arguments were heard for Guam Society of Obstetricians v. Joseph Ada. In late November 1992, the Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal on the federal district court’s decision,…

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    First Amendment Rights Moot Court

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Harvard Law, 1960) sat on a three-judge panel hearing the fictitious case of Fletcher v. Hermann. The mock appellate hearing was based in part on a real…

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