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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emRegents of the University of California v Bakkeem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

    Neal Katyal and Randy Barnett talked about the Supreme Court’s 1978 decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The landmark case concerns a medical school applicant who claimed he was rejected…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emGregg v Georgiaem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Gregg v. Georgia

    Carol Steiker and Kent Scheidegger talked about the Supreme Court’s 1976 decision in Gregg v. Georgia, the landmark case concerning Troy Leon Gregg, a convicted armed robber and murderer who challenged his…

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  • Memos by Supreme Court Justices Considering Bakke
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    Memos by Supreme Court Justices Considering Bakke

    Ryan Reft of the Library of Congress discussed documents by Supreme Court Justices William Brennan and Lewis Powell that shed light on the behind-the-scenes wrangling over the Court’s…

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  • US Supreme Court Document Accepting the Bakke Case
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    U.S. Supreme Court Document Accepting the Bakke Case

    Ryan Reft of the Library of Congress discussed the process Supreme Court justices used to decide whether to take up Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.

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  • Thurgood Marshalls Letter to the NAACP
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    Thurgood Marshall's Letter to the NAACP

    Ryan Reft of the Library of Congress talked about one of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s first civil rights cases and his ideas to change the way the NAACP fought for equal rights…

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  • Allan Bakkes Reaction to Supreme Court Decision and Medical School Graduation
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    Allan Bakke's Reaction to Supreme Court Decision and Medical School Graduation

    CBS News interviewed Allan Bakke by phone the day the Supreme Court announced its decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, the landmark case that upheld the concept of…

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  • Reaction to the Bakke Decision at University of California Davis Medical School
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    Reaction to the Bakke Decision at University of California, Davis Medical School

    Administrators and students reacted to the Supreme Court decision in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, which upheld the concept of affirmative action but struck down the use…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emNew York Times v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case New York Times v. United States

    Floyd Abrams and Theodore Olon talked about the Supreme Court’s 1971 decision in New York Times v. United States. The case concerns the New York Times and Washington Post's successful challenge to the…

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  • Lethal Injection and Capital Punishment
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    Lethal Injection and Capital Punishment

    Rachael Penman of the Alcatraz East Crime Museum talked about the history and current status of lethal injection in the United States. The interview was part of C-SPAN’s Landmark Cases…

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  • History of Capital Punishment
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    History of Capital Punishment

    Rachael Penman gave a tour of the Alcatraz East Crime Museum’s capital punishment exhibit, focusing on the museum’s electric chair and gas chamber. The interview was part of episode of…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emTinker v Des Moinesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Tinker v. Des Moines

    Mary Beth Tinker and Erik Jaffe talked about Tinker v. Des Moines, the 1969 Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled 7-2 that students do not lose their First Amendment rights at school.…

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  • Nixon Tapes Reaction to Supreme Court Decision
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    Nixon Tapes: Reaction to Supreme Court Decision

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon discussed the Supreme Court’s decision in the 1971 New York Times Co. v. U.S. case with FBI Director J.…

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  • Nixon Tapes Nixon on Prosecuting Ellsberg
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    Nixon Tapes: Nixon on Prosecuting Ellsberg

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon told FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover that he wanted federal law enforcers to target Daniel Ellsberg, the man…

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  • Nixon Tapes Reaction to the Pentagon Papers
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    Nixon Tapes: Reaction to the Pentagon Papers

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon discussed the publishing of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times with some of his advisers.

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  • Landmark Cases Hedrick Smith Interview
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    Landmark Cases Hedrick Smith Interview

    Former New York Times reporter Hedrick Smith talked about his weeks sifting through the thousands of documents that make up the Pentagon Papers, a top secret history of the Vietnam War…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBrandenburg v Ohioem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Brandenburg v. Ohio

    Constitutional scholars Katie Fallow and Nadine Stossen talked about the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision in Brandenburg v. Ohio. In the case the justices overturned the hate speech…

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  • John Tinker on the Legacy of emTinker v Des Moinesem
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    John Tinker on the Legacy of Tinker v. Des Moines

    John Tinker, co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, talked about the case’s legacy and what it meant for his life.

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  • John Tinker on Community Reaction
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    John Tinker on Community Reaction

    John Tinker, co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, discussed the harassment his family received after he and his siblings wore black arm bands to school…

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  • John Tinker on Protesting the Vietnam War in School
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    John Tinker on Protesting the Vietnam War in School

    John Tinker, a co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, went back to Des Moines, Iowa, to tell his story about protesting the Vietnam War by wearing a black…

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  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKatz v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Katz v. United States

    Law professors Jeffrey Rosen and Jamil Jaffer talked about the 1967 Supreme Court case Katz v. United States, which concerned Charles Katz, a bookie recorded by the FBI transmitting illegal bets from a…

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