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  • Chief Justice Rehnquist on the Steel Seizures Case
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    Chief Justice Rehnquist on the Steel Seizures Case

    Chief Justice William Rehnquist talked about the 1952 U.S. Supreme Court case Youngstown Sheet and Tube v. Sawyer, in which the court limited the power of the president to seize property when it ruled 6-3…

  • Saturday Night Massacre 40th Anniversary
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    Saturday Night Massacre 40th Anniversary

    William Ruckelshaus, Bob Woodward, Jill Wine-Banks and others spoke at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Saturday Night Massacre, when President Nixon fired Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald…

  • President Fords Pardon of Richard Nixon
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    President Ford's Pardon of Richard Nixon

    Participants in the events talked about President Ford’s decision to pardon Richard Nixon for his involvement in the Watergate scandal. Topics included the possibility of a deal between Ford and Nixon,…

  • Handgun Violence
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    Handgun Violence

    A symposium was held on gun violence in schools, in cities, and directed at public officials. Cynthia Baldwin moderated the event which focused on issues such as recent school shootings,…

  • Carol Los Mansmann Award
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    Carol Los Mansmann Award

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito received the Judge Carol Los Mansmann Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award was presented jointly by several friends of Judge Mansmann. Chief Judge…

  • Duquesne University Commencement Address
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    Duquesne University Commencement Address

    Former Senator Simpson reflected on his law career and encouraged students to deal with people as human beings in their law practices. He also stated that the law exists to defend people’s…