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    William and Mary Law School Commencement Address

    Justice Antonin Scalia gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of the Mashall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. He criticized a proposal that would…

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    Graham v. Florida Moot Court

    Lawyers and scholars participated in a Moot court session to argue the case Graham v. Florida. The case focused on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without parole for crimes other…

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    Justice Sotomayor and the Supreme Court

    Legal scholars spoke about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term and the possible impact that Justice Sotomayor would have on the court. Following their remarks they answered questions from…

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    Supreme Court in 2020

    Legal scholars spoke about the future of the Supreme Court and potential issues for the court in 2020. Among teh topics they addressed were business and economic law, federalism, and social…

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    FCC v. Fox Television Moot Court

    The Bill of Rights Institute and William and Mary Law School hosted a moot court on the FCC v. Fox Television indecency case. The case rests on the FCC’s ban against the use of curse words…

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    2008 Election and the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about the impact of the presidency on the Supreme Court. They focused on the results of the 2008 Presidential Election and the role that the winner would play in changing…

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    Guantanamo Detainees

    A moot court on “Guantanamo Detainees and the Military Commissions Act” was held in the McGlothlin Court Room as part of the College of William and Mary School of Law 20th Annual Supreme…

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    Executive Power in Combating Terrorism

    A panel of Supreme Court experts talked about the Boumediene v. Bush case scheduled for oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court on December 5, 2007, to decide if the Military Commissions Act of…

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    The Roberts Court

    Panelists discussed the Roberts Court, shifts in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the role of Justice Kennedy as the swing vote. They responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Roberts…

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    The O\'Connor Court

    The Institute of Bill of Rights Law, part of the William and Mary School of Law, marked the commencement of the new term of the United States Supreme Court with its 18th annual Supreme Court Preview…

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    Moot Court: Rumsfeld v. FAIR

    The Institute of Bill of Rights Law, part of the William and Mary School of Law, marked the commencement of the new term of the United States Supreme Court with its 18th annual Supreme Court Preview conference. The…

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    The Rehnquist Court

    The Institute of Bill of Rights Law, part of the William and Mary School of Law, marked the commencement of the new term of the United States Supreme Court with its 18th annual Supreme Court Preview…

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    Criminal Law and Procedure

    Panelists discussed criminal law and procedure cases before the Supreme Court this term. Smith v. Doe is about public registration of sex offenders; United States v. Bean is about convicted…

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    Federalism

    Panelists discussed federalism cases that will come before the Supreme Court in the current term. First, Professor Chermerinsky discussed the effects that past federalism cases have had,…

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    Upcoming Issues in the Supreme Court

    The panelists discussed some of the upcoming cases to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, including Oregon v. Ashcroft, which will deal with assisted suicide and Walker v. Cheney, which…

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    Supreme Court Preview: First Amendment

    Legal experts talked about several cases involving First Amendment rights. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.

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    Chief Justice John Marshall Statue Dedication

    Chief Justice Rehnquist and others spoke at the law school’s dedication of statues of the fourth U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall and his teacher and mentor George Wytte. The…

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    Federalism and the Supreme Court

    Legal experts speculated about possible future Supreme Court cases. They talked about the Microsoft antitrust case which is in appellate court. They also talked about cases which are moving…

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    Supreme Court Issues

    In the capitol building of colonial Williamsburg, Justice Breyer talked about how the U.S. Supreme Court works and answered William and Mary Law School students' questions.

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    Ferguson v. City of Charleston

    A moot court debated the U.S. Supreme Court case Ferguson v. City of Charleston. At issue in the case is whether public hospitals can test pregnant patients for drug use and inform police…

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