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    Anti-Muslim Discourse in America

    Professor Christopher Bail talked about the growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the U.S. He is the author of Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream.

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    Policing and Extremism

    Police officials, sociologists, and Muslim American advocates talked about the role local police forces can play in preventing violent extremism. Some panelists also discussed the results…

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    Book Discussion on Rust: The Longest War

    Jonathan Waldman talked about his book, Rust: The Longest War, about the damage caused by rust in the U.S. and the efforts across the country to combat it. He said that the damage inflicted…

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    Book Discussion on The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

    Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson present a study of the tea party movement. The authors examine several, regional tea party chapters and report that tea party supporters are predominantly…

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    Care of Returning Veterans

    Linda Schwartz talked about the needs and challenges for returning veterans. She contrasted the needs of veterans returning from World War II and the Korea and Vietnam wars with the those…

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    Book Discussion on Justice for All: Earl Warren

    Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United States from…

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    Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    General Martin Dempsey spoke about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. He also reflected on his experiences at Duke University and in his subsequent military career.

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    U.S. Defeat of Japan in World War II

    John David Lewis is a professor of philosophy and politics at Duke University, specializing in military history and foreign policy. In his book Nothing Less than Victory he argues that an aggressive…

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    Race and the Humanities

    Professors spoke about minority and African-American contributions to and depictions in the humanities. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Race in 21st Century America

    Participants spoke about the influence of race in politics. Among the issues they addressed were the demographics of the electorate in the 2008 presidential election, the Obama presidency,…

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    Race and Immigration

    Law professors spoke about race and immigration policy at a three-day conference on race in America hosted by Duke University. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of demographic…

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    Race and Inequality

    Professor Darity moderated a discussion of racial inequality after each of the panelists made a presentation, some with slides. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. “Understanding…

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    Ray Suarez Remarks on Race in America

    Ray Suarez talked to students about the role race plays in contemporary America. He also talked about immigration, the history of race relations, and demographic changes during his lifetime. This was a…

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    Surveillance and Intelligence Gathering

    A panel discussion was held on the legal issues surrounding surveillance and intelligence gathering. Topics includes the creation of FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act), its impact…

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    Judge Sotomayor at 2005 Duke University Forum

    In 2005 Judge Sonia Sotomayor took part in a panel discussion on clerking for an appellate court judge. The event took place at the Duke University Law School in Durham, North Carolina. During this…

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    Strategic Change in Afghanistan and Iraq

    A panel discussion was held on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. Topics included the future of military presence in the region, the impact of the Pentagon’s proposed shirt…

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    Women in the Legal Profession

    Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger, a member of the Duke Law faculty, for the school’s “Great Lives in the Law” series, interviewed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She spoke about her…

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    Role of the Court in Media Access

    A panel discussion was held on the role of the courts in handling media coverage of high-profile cases. David Levi moderated a panel of judges who have handled high-profile cases. Judge Walton presided over the…

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    Media Access to Court Proceedings

    Legal scholars spoke about the judicial process in other countries, particularly in high profile cases, cameras in the courtroom, and other media access issues. “Comparative Law Approaches to Media Access to…

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    Education Leadership Summit

    Former education secretaries talked about the history of public education and current issues and trends in education. Following remarks about the history and current state of public…

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