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    Wells Fargo v. Miami Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument for Wells Fargo v. Miami, which was consolidated with Bank of America v. Miami . The Court would decide if the City of Miami can sue the banks…

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    Hunting Girls

    Professor Kelly Oliver talked about her book, Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape. She spoke at the 28th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.…

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    President Obama's Legacy on Race and Justice

    A Republican presidential campaign adviser,a former faith adviser to President Obama, historian Mary Frances Berry and others talked about President Obama’s legacy during his time in office. “Obama’s Legacy:…

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    William Yeomans on Hate Crime Laws

    Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General William Yeomans talked about hate crime laws and policies in the U.S. as several jurisdictions reported a surge in such incidents following the 2016…

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    Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    Jessica Luther talked about her book, Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 21st annual Texas Book Festival. The…

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    Religious Freedom and Civil Rights

    The Alliance Defending Freedom held a discussion on the tension between religious freedom and civil rights. Speakers included small business owners with deeply-held religious beliefs who face…

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    Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Pena-Rodriguez v.Colorado, a case balancing jury secrecy against the Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury. The case concerns whether Miguel…

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    Violence and Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

    Sarah Brown talked about congressional action on violence and sexual assaults on college campuses.

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    Hip Hop and Civil Rights

    Hip hop artists talked about why they started rapping at a young age, saying it was to deal with racism, politics, and pain. This is a portion of a panel discussion from the Center for…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court…

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    News Conference on Justice Department Report on the Baltimore Police Department

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a news conference with Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and…

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    Governor Mike Pence News Conference

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) spoke to reporters about the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which he signed into law the previous week. He asked the state legislature to amend the law to…

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    Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

    Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) talked about civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow police to seize property if they believe the assets in question are somehow connected to criminal…

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    Justice Department Response to North Carolina Lawsuit

    Attorney General Lynch spoke to reporters about North Carolina’s decision to sue the federal government in response to the Department of Justice’s ruling on the state’s House Bill 2. The…

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    Dennis Hastert Sentencing

    Jon Seidel joined by phone to talk about former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s sentencing to 15 months in prison. Hastert pleaded guilty to paying hush money to cover up alleged sexual…

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    Mary Church Terrell and Racial Justice

    Joan Quigley talked about her book Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation’s Capital, which focuses on Mary Church Terrell’s involvement…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

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    Civil Rights Cold Cases

    Professors Hank Klibanoff and Brett Gadsden talked about the intersection of Civil Rights politics and violence in mid-20th century Georgia. They talk about a number unsolved murders during…

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    Communicators Discussion on Encryption

    Josh Zive and Chris Calabrese discussed encryption and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s desire to have Apple provide a way to retrieve data from the cell phone of one of the suspects…

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    Civil Rights and Criminal Justice

    Attorneys and civil rights advocates talked about the state of civil rights law. They focused on needed reforms in the criminal justice system and community relations with local law…

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