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    Ilya Somin on Eminent Domain

    Ilya Somin talked about The Grasping Hand: “Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain.” The book is about the 2005 Supreme Court ruling that allowed the government to…

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    Supreme Court and Juvenile Death Penalty

    The guests discussed today’s Supreme Court case, Roper v. Simmons, on whether the execution of juveniles under 18 constitutes “cruel and unusual punishment” under the Eighth Amendment. Mr.…

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    Federal Sentencing Guidelines

    Chief Judge Young talked about federal sentencing guidelines. Earlier this month, the Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases in October on U.S. sentencing guidelines in order to clarify…

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    U.S. Supreme Court: View from the Press Gallery

    A panel of correspondents discussed the relationship between the Supreme Court and the press, as well as prominent Supreme Court cases, including those involving prisoner detentions,…

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    Combatant Status Review Tribunals

    Secretary England talked about plans to implement review processes for detainees held at Guantanamo Bay. Among the issues addressed were the rights of detainees, representation for…

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    2003 Supreme Court Term Review

    Panelists discussed the 2003-2004 Supreme Court term, in particular cases dealing with First Amendment rights, free enterprise, and separation of powers. Mr. Starr remarked that the current court was…

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    Supreme Court Cases Assessment

    The Georgetown Law Center hosted a faculty panel discussion entitled, “Exploring the Supreme Court’s Terrorism and Detainee Cases: A Preliminary Assessment of the Rulings.” Panelists…

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    Supreme Court Decisions

    Mr. Savage spoke about U.S. Supreme Court decisions on several terrorism-related cases and their impact on the Bush administration’s policies on detainees and the war on terrorism.

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    Hamdi v. Rumsfeld Oral Arguments

    Attorneys presented oral arguments in the case of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld which focused on the detention of American citizens captured in hostilities overseas and classified an enemy combatant. At…

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    Patient Lawsuits Against HMOs

    The guests discussed how the Supreme Court ruling this week on patient lawsuits against HMOs affects both patients and managed care providers. On the twenty-first, the Court ruled…

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    Detainee Review Process

    Secretary England outlined a new process for reviewing detained terrorism suspects. Afterward, he responded to questions from reporters.

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    Information on Jose Padilla

    Deputy Attorney General Comey talked about Jose Padilla. Padilla, an American citizen, allegedly admitted that he had trained in al-Qaida camps, met with al-Qaida leaders, and planned…

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    Rumsfeld v. Padilla Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the case of Rumsfeld v. Padilla which focused on writs of habeas corpus for citizens deemed enemy combatants who were arrested on U.S. soil and detained…

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