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  • Health Care Law
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    Health Care Law

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. Panelists included faculty in the areas of constitutional law,…

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  • Federal Control of Executive Pay
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    Federal Control of Executive Pay

    Kenneth Feinberg talked about the role of the federal government in executive pay. He had been appointed as a special administrator to oversee executive compensation of financial firms and…

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  • Supreme Court Confirmation Process
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    Supreme Court Confirmation Process

    Liberal and conservative veterans of past Supreme Court battles talked about the confirmation process. Topics included the nomination process, the types of questions asked in confirmation…

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  • National Security and the First Amendment
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    National Security and the First Amendment

    As part of a forum titled, “Professional Issues in National Security,” the panelists discussed national security, censorship, and the First Amendment. Topics included leaks to the press,…

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  • The Pledge of Allegiance
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    The Pledge of Allegiance

    Professors Destro and Wermiel debated the constitutionality of the phrase, “One nation under God,” in the Pledge of Allegiance. Professor Niles served as moderator. After their prepared…

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  • Personal Information Privacy
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    Personal Information Privacy

    The panel “They Want Your Secrets: Personal Information Privacy in the Post-9/11 World” was moderated by Stephen Wermiel, professor, American University, Washington College of Law. The panelists were:…

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  • Journalists Privilege
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    Journalists' Privilege

    Federal prosecutors and journalists discussed the issue of reporters' privilege and the ability of journalists to protect confidential sources. Matt Cooper detailed the case against him to reveal…

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  • Media Coverage and Government Security
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    Media Coverage and Government Security

    Participants spoke to students about media coverage of the war on terrorism and reporting on sensitive national security material. Among the issues they addressed were Defense Department…

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  • Jurisprudence of Justice Thomas
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    Jurisprudence of Justice Thomas

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