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  • Justice Blackmun on emRoe v Wadeem
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    Justice Blackmun on Roe v. Wade

    On June 20, 1995 Justice Blackmun. He spoke exclusively about his 1973 majority opinion, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion. This session was recorded without an interviewer. On…

    1,271 views
  • The Presidency and the Supreme Court
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    The Presidency and the Supreme Court

    Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor delivered the keynote address at “The Presidency and the Supreme Court” conference. She spoke about conflicts between the judicial and executive branches. Former…

    676 views
  • Importance of the US Constitution
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    Importance of the U.S. Constitution

    The Shepherd University Foundation hosted the first annual Tom E. Moses Memorial lecture series. Senator Byrd, whose leadership added the appropriation act designating September 17th as…

    1,711 views
  • John and Abigail Adamss Letters
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    John and Abigail Adams's Letters

    Justice Breyer and others read the letters of John Adams and his wife Abigail to one another.

    810 views
  • Justices Breyer and Scalia at Constitution Forum
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    Original Intent and a Living Constitution

    Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia participated in a discussion on the constitutional theories of original intent and the Constitution as a living document. They also discussed the use of…

    32,637 views
  • Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall Panel 2
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    Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall, Panel 2

    A panel discussion was held on the legacy of Thurgood Marshall, the first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice. The panelists talked about how Justice Marshall’s experiences as a trial lawyer and as an appellate…

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  • Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall Panel 1
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    Life and Legacy of Thurgood Marshall, Panel 1

    A panel discussion was held on the legacy of Thurgood Marshall, the first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice. The panelists speculated on what Justice Marshall’s opinions would be on current issues, and talked…

    593 views
  • Womens Participation at the Supreme Court
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    Women's Participation at the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about the history of women lawyers, the challenges women face in the legal profession, and the role women lawyers have played in oral arguments before the Supreme Court. The panel, which included…

    649 views
  • Chief Justice Interview on the Constitution
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    Chief Justice Interview on the Constitution

    Chief Justice John Roberts talked about the U.S. Constitution at the Supreme Court. He talked about his early interest in constitutional law, the role of the constitution in the operation…

    1,521 views
  • Constitutional Conversation
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    Constitutional Conversation

    At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics knowledge and…

    2,736 views
  • Supreme Court and Popular Opinion
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    Supreme Court and Popular Opinion

    Panelists discussed the relationship between U.S. Supreme Court decisions and American popular opinion. They focused on Mr. Friedman’s thesis that the justices and the people are partners in a “marriage” that sidesteps the two…

    551 views
  • emCitizens United v Federal Election Commissionem Oral Argument
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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The case arose from a political documentary called Hillary: The Movie. The film’s producers lost a…

    8,264 views
  • Women in the Legal Profession
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    Women in the Legal Profession

    Panel members discussed the successes, continued challenges, and emerging issues faced by women in the legal profession. Topics included whether women read the Constitution differently than men, the existence of a…

    488 views
  • Solicitor General Elena Kagan Remarks
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    Solicitor General Elena Kagan Remarks

    U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan talked about what a solicitor general does, how she prepares to argue cases before the Supreme Court, and her thoughts on cameras in the Supreme Court.…

    2,129 views
  • Diversity and the Judiciary
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    Diversity and the Judiciary

    Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Roger Gregory spoke about the importance of diversity in the federal judiciary, his recess appointment by President Clinton, and his experience as the first…

    312 views
  • Fiscal Year 2011 Supreme Court Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2011 Supreme Court Budget

    Justices Breyer and Thomas testified about the proposed fiscal year 2011 budget for the U.S. Supreme Court. In his opening remarks Justice Thomas said major portions of the requested five percent…

    1,865 views
  • Supreme Court Justice Stevens
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    Supreme Court Justice Stevens

    Justice John Paul Stevens was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. He gave a guided tour through the three distinct parts of his chambers. He began in the area where his law…

    802 views
  • Conversation with Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens
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    Conversation with Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

    U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens had a conversation on a stage with U.S. District Court Judge Jose A. Gonzalez, Jr. They talked about current legal issues including their…

    500 views
  • emCBS v FCCem Oral Argument
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    CBS v. FCC Oral Argument

    Oral arguments were heard at the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in CBS v. FCC. The case concerned the CBS television network’s appeal of a $550,000 fine levied by the Federal Communications…

    690 views
  • Moot Court on the Rationing of Health Care
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    Moot Court on the Rationing of Health Care

    A moot court hearing was held testing the constitutionality of rationing health care in a hypothetical case of a non-citizen being denied a life-saving vaccine. The case of Obasanjo v. Morrison postulated a…

    458 views
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