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  • MidTerm Review of the Supreme Court
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    Mid-Term Review of the Supreme Court

    Journalists talked about cases the Supreme Court would hear in the upcoming session which included cases on grandparents' rights, school prayer, and campaign finance.

  • Mitchell v Helms
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    Mitchell v. Helms

    Supreme Court scholars and journalists participated in a moot court argument regarding the case Mitchell vs. Helms, which the Supreme Court heard on December 1, 1999. The case focused on…

  • Tobacco Products Regulation
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    Tobacco Products Regulation

    Participants talked about the upcoming Supreme Court case, Food and Drug Administration v. Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company. They focused on if the Food and Drug Administration has the…

  • Possible Supreme Court Cases
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    Possible Supreme Court Cases

    Participants talked about potential cases that the Supreme Court could hear in the upcoming session. They focused on cases regarding the separation of church and state, school vouchers,…

  • Supreme Court Term Review
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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Ms. Biskupic discussed cases pending and decided during the current Supreme Court term. She also took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

  • Chief Justice Rehnquist
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    Chief Justice Rehnquist

    Ms. Biskupic discussed the role of Justice Rehnquist in the Senate impeachment trial. She talked about her article concerning the influence of the chief justice. She responded to audience…

  • Media Coverage of the Court
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    Media Coverage of the Court

    Journalists discussed how the public learns about the Supreme Court and what information should be available to the media. They also discussed how the Canadian media system appoints a media…

  • Chicago v Morales
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    Chicago v. Morales

    Supreme Court scholars and journalists take part in a moot court argument on the case, Chicago v. Morales, which the Supreme Court will hear next week. The case is about a Chicago ordinance…

  • Upcoming Issues in the Court
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    Upcoming Issues in the Court

    Supreme Court correspondents and law professors discussed legal cases to be reviewed by the Court during this term.

  • Supreme Court Update
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    Supreme Court Update

    Ms. Biskupic talked about cases currently in front of the Supreme Court, including the Starr investigation, and attorney-client privilege. She also took audience calls, faxes, and…

  • Business Cases
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    Business Cases

    Supreme Court reporters and law professors discussed cases dealing business, commerce and property law on the Supreme Court 1997-98 docket. They examined several particular cases and the…

  • emPiscataway v Taxmanem Moot Court
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    Piscataway v. Taxman Moot Court

    In a moot court, the participants argued the Piscataway v. Taxman case which is on the Supreme Court docket for the 1997-98 term. It deals with race and employment. A white teacher sued the…

  • Criminal Law and Procedure Cases
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    Criminal Law and Procedure Cases

    Supreme Court correspondents discussed the upcoming term of the Supreme Court and the notable cases that will be argued before the Court. Following their discussion, the panelists answered…

  • Supreme Court Midterm Review
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    Supreme Court Midterm Review

    Ms. Biskupic talked about the Supreme Court term thus far, especially the decisions released yesterday.

  • Supreme Court Journalists
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    Supreme Court Journalists

    Professor Evarts and Ms. Biskupic talked about Evarts’s recent survey of Supreme Court reporters. The survey consisted of 55 questions about how the journalists cover the Court and their…

  • Supreme Court in US Life
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    Supreme Court in U.S. Life

    Ms. Biskupic spoke as part of a lecture series on Supreme Court perceptions. She examined the bidirectional relationship between the Court and U.S. society and highlighted both how the…

  • emClinton v Jonesem Moot Court
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    Clinton v. Jones Moot Court

    Attorneys argued the case of Clinton v. Jones before a panel of Supreme Court journalists who served as the judges. The Supreme Court on January 13 heard the arguments in the case in which…

  • Supreme Court Preview Voting Rights Issues
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    Supreme Court Preview: Voting Rights Issues

    At a two-day conference on the 1996-97 U.S. Supreme Court term, panelists discussed the voting rights issues before the Court this term. The Court has five cases dealing with these issues…

  • Supreme Court Preview Commercial Rights
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    Supreme Court Preview: Commercial Rights

    In the second of a two-day conference on the upcoming Supreme Court term, Supreme Court scholars and reporters discussed cases dealing with commercial law. They examined various cases…

  • Supreme Court Term Preview Freedom of Speech
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    Supreme Court Term Preview: Freedom of Speech

    The panelists previewed upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases about freedom of speech and the First Amendment. It was pointed out that most freedom of speech cases which come before the Court…

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