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    After Words with Roberta Kaplan

    Roberta Kaplan talked about her book Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA, in which she discusses the case that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Ms.…

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    Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

    Brian Brown and Sarah Warbelow talked about what had happened since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage one year before in cases over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and…

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    Defense of Marriage Act

    Roberta Kaplan talked about her experience arguing against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Kaplan’s client in the DOMA case was Edith Windsor, who sued…

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    Voter Rights and Identification Laws

    Myrna Perez talked about voter identification laws passed in various states since the 2010 elections, and their impact on voting rights. Topics included the latest voter identification law signed by…

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    Marriage Equality in America

    Panelists talked about marriage equality and the potential impact of recent Supreme Court decisions affecting same-sex marriage in the U.S. They also responded to questions from the…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Witnesses testified on the implications of the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Two of the five witnesses were members of…

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    Supreme Court Reporters Review of 2012-2013 Term

    National reporters who cover the U.S. Supreme Court assessed the court’s past term, which included decisions on voting rights, same-sex marriage, and affirmative action. They also responded to…

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    Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

    Catholic legal scholars talked about the legal and religious issues from the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings on two same-sex marriage cases the previous week. The justices invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of…

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    Chief Justice John Roberts Remarks

    Chief Justice John Roberts talked about his time on the Supreme Court. He talked about some of the lesser-known cases from the 2012-2013 term and how sequestration and budgetary concerns…

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    Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, a case on affirmative action policies in higher education. This program contained the audio recording released by the…

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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review

    Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases…

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    Shelby County v. Holder Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Shelby County v. Holder. The case concerns Congress' 2006 re-authorization of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act under the pre-existing coverage formula of Section…

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    Supreme Court Term Review with David Savage

    David Savage reviewed the just-ended 2012-13 Supreme Court term, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included same-sex marriage, voting rights, and college…

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    House Republican Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Members of the Republican Study Committee reacted to the Supreme Court rulings that day on same-sex marriage. The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that…

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    House Democratic Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and others, including Democratic members of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage earlier that…

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    Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Same-sex marriage opponents and supporters spoke from the steps outside the U.S. Supreme Court about the rulings just announced. Religious leaders objected to the decisions in both cases.…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the…

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    NAACP on Voting Rights Act Decision

    NAACP leaders spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the Voting Rights Act could not…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the Supreme Court’s 2012-13 term.

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    Open Phones on Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage.*Earlier that day the Court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act…

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