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    Bush v. Gore Supreme Court Decision

    Legal experts talked about the 2000 Bush v. Gore U.S. Supreme Court case, including the decision’s merits, the precedents it set, and whether the ruling was driven by partisan politics.…

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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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    Reporters on 2014 Supreme Court Term

    Supreme Court correspondents reviewed the 2014-15 Court term, including key decisions and the personalities and interactions among the nine justices. Other topics included the process for…

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    Breaking In

    Joan Biskupic talked about her book Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and…

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    In Depth with Joan Biskupic

    Joan Biskupic talked about her life and her career covering the Supreme Court. She also responded to viewer questions and comments. Ms. Biskupic is the author of three biographies: Sandra Day…

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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Preview

    A panel of U.S. Supreme Court observers, including attorneys who had argued before the court, discussed the 2014 term of the high court which would begin in October, and what cases were likely to be…

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    Supreme Court 2013 Term Review

    Supreme Court reporters reviewed the cases of the 2013 term and gave a behind-the-scenes look on covering major cases. They also talked about their personal experiences of covering the cases, how they…

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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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    Joan Biskupic on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

    Joan Biskupic talked about oral argument in the Supreme Court United States v. Windsor case to be argued later that day, which challenged the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). She described the…

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    After Words with John Jenkins

    Legal journalist John Jenkins detailed the early career and 33-year Supreme Court tenure of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and spoke to Joan Biskupic about his book The Partisan: The Life…

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    Supreme Court Term Review

    Supreme Court reporters reviewed the 2011-12 term. Among the topics they covered were the consistency of the justices on First Amendment issues, rulings against the government in life sentences for juveniles,…

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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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