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  • American Press in Times of War
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    American Press in Times of War

    ABA Annual Conference - American Press in Times of War

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  • Presidential Candidates on Judicial Selection
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    Presidential Candidates on Judicial Selection

    A panel discussion was held on the criteria that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain would use when choosing judges for the federal courts. Topics included the appropriate role for the…

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  • Presidential Candidates on Judicial Selection
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    Presidential Candidates on Judicial Selection

    A panel discussion was held on the criteria that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain would use when choosing judges for the federal courts. Topics included the appropriate role for the…

    127 views
  • Law and Warfare
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    Law and Warfare

    U.S. Air Force Deputy Judge Advocate General Charles Dunlap delivered the keynote address, titled “Lawfare and Warfare,” at the 17th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law…

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  • Ruling in Controversial Cases
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    Ruling in Controversial Cases

    Four judges who ruled in controversial cases talked about the pitfalls of presiding over high-profile cases, judicial independence, and how their lives have changed since the rulings. Judges Greer and…

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  • Justice Kennedy Address
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    Justice Kennedy Address

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke about the importance of the rule of law and democracy during a keynote address at the opening assembly of the annual meeting of the American…

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  • Legality and National Security
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    Legality and National Security

    Judge Posner talked about intelligence gathering methods, proposed intelligence reform, and the impact of the Patriot Act on the judiciary. He also talked about privacy concerns and civil…

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  • Legal Responses to the Terrorism Threat
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    Legal Responses to the Terrorism Threat

    Judge Chertoff spoke about legal matters in the war on terror. Named to the federal bench last summer, Judge Chertoff ran the Justice Department’s Criminal Division from 2001 to June 2003. He was…

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  • Enemy Combatants
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    Enemy Combatants

    White House Counsel Gonzalez spoke about the Bush administration’s designation of ‘enemy combatants’ in the war on terrorism. Mr. Gonzalez made his remarks on the same day that Pentagon…

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  • American Bar Association News Conference
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    American Bar Association News Conference

    Robert Grey gave his inaugural news conference after taking office as the new president of the American Bar Association at the annual meeting. Judge Kaye and Ms. Refo joined him in answering…

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  • Report on Incarceration
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    Report on Incarceration

    One year after Justice Kennedy asked the American Bar Association for recommendations on the state of federal sentencing and incarceration in U.S. prison, the Justice Kennedy Commission…

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  • American Bar Association Headquarters Dedication Ceremony
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    American Bar Association Headquarters Dedication Ceremony

    Justice Kennedy helped to dedicate the ABA’s new headquarters in Chicago, an event delayed one day by the funeral of President Ronald Reagan, who appointed Justice Kennedy to the Supreme…

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  • John Paul Stevens Awards
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    John Paul Stevens Awards

    The 4th Annual Justice John Paul Stevens Awards were presented to Judge Joel Flaum, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; Judge Earl Strayhorn of the Cook County…

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  • Death Penalty
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    Death Penalty

    Former Governor Ryan spoke about reforming the imposition of the death penalty and his decisions in 2000 to impose a moratorium on the death penalty in Illinois. He also talked about his…

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  • Keynote Address
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    Keynote Address

    Justice Kennedy gave the keynote address on the state of U.S. prisons and his opposition to mandatory federal sentencing minimums. He also reflected on the program he initiated with the ABA following the…

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  • Effects of the USA Patriot Act
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    Effects of the USA Patriot Act

    Mr. Dinh discussed the USA Patriot Act and how it has aided law enforcement in the prevention of terrorist attacks in the U.S. and the world. Mr. Dinh is the chief author of the USA Patriot…

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  • Dialogue on Freedom
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    Dialogue on Freedom

    Justice Kennedy and Professor Miller talked with New York University students about American rights, democratic values, and foreign views of the United States.

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  • Thurgood Marshall Stamp Unveiling
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    Thurgood Marshall Stamp Unveiling

    As part of the ABA’s annual meeting, the U.S. Postal Service unveiled the Thurgood Marshall stamp. The late justice is the 2003 honoree in the Postal Services black heritage series. After…

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  • Federal Judicial Nominations
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    Federal Judicial Nominations

    Ms. Barnett spoke to reporters about a decision by the Bush administration to reverse a long-term policy of using the advice of the American Bar Association in making appointments to the…

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  • Prime Minister Speech
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    Prime Minister Speech

    Prime Minister Blair talked about similarities and differences in American and British legal systems. He also spoke about future changes in the British legal system as the European Union…

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