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    After Words with Joan Biskupic

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). It is a biography of…

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    Sandra Day O'Connor

    Joan Biskupic talked about her biography Sandra Day O’Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice, published by Ecco. The author discussed Justice…

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    The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2010 Edition

    The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the U.S. Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the…

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    The Supreme Court

    A panel discussion was held on the current U.S. Supreme Court to coincide with the release of the book The Supreme Court: A C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in Their Own Words…

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    The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2009 Edition

    The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the…

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    President Obama's Supreme Court Pick

    Joan Biskupic spoke by phone about Elena Kagan, President Obama’s pick to replace Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. She also talked about the timing of the confirmation…

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    American Original and The Will of the People

    Joan Biskupic talked about her biography of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and Barry Friedman discussed the thesis that the Supreme Court responds as much to popular opinion…

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    American Original

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009). She talked about the…

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    Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview, Part 2

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. A discussion on recent changes at the U.S. Supreme Court included the retirement of Justice Souter and new Justice…

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    Supreme Court 2009 Term Preview, Part 1

    A portion of a forum examining upcoming Supreme Court cases was shown. The cases previewed included one on Gun Rights, and an Appeal by Former Enron Executive Jeffrey Skilling. The…

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    Graham v. Florida Moot Court

    Lawyers and scholars participated in a Moot court session to argue the case Graham v. Florida. The case focused on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without parole for crimes other…

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    Journalists on the Workings of the Supreme Court

    Journalists and authors Lyle Denniston and Joan Biskupic talked about their impressions of covering the Court, the process that unfolds there, the role of the Chief Justice, and the impact…

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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Preview

    Panelists discussed upcoming the Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). The case stems from a lower court case appeal in which the United States District Court for the…

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    Joan Biskupic on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing

    Joan Biskupic previewed confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor and responded to telephone calls and electronic correspondence. She also talked about the…

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    Supreme Court Argument on Voting Rights Act

    Joan Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court oral argument on the Voting Rights Act later in the day. The Court will decide if certain states and localities, mostly in the South, must continue to…

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    After Words with Philip Howard

    Phillip Howard talked about his book Life Without Lawyers: Liberating Americans from Too Much Law (W.W. Norton and Co.; January 12, 2009). Howard uses the stories of real people to explain why he…

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    Religious Monuments Court Case

    Joan Biskupic talked about First Amendment issues involved in the Supreme Court case of a public park in Utah that displays religious monuments by some private citizens but not all. Ms.…

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    FCC v. Fox Television Moot Court

    The Bill of Rights Institute and William and Mary Law School hosted a moot court on the FCC v. Fox Television indecency case. The case rests on the FCC’s ban against the use of curse words…

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    2007-2008 Supreme Court Term Review

    Journalists who cover the U.S. Supreme Court held a panel discussion about the major cases and issues before the Court in the 2007-2008 term, as well as the personalities and interactions…

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    Guantanamo Detainees

    A moot court on “Guantanamo Detainees and the Military Commissions Act” was held in the McGlothlin Court Room as part of the College of William and Mary School of Law 20th Annual Supreme…

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