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  • Health Care Law Individual Mandate
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    Health Care Law Individual Mandate

    Law Professors Akhil Reed Amar and Stephen Presser talked about the constitutionality of the individual mandate provision of the 2010 health care law which required that citizens purchase…

    2,222 views
  • Kagan Confirmation Hearing Day 4
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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 4

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens. Witnesses…

    2,419 views
  • Constitutional Limits of Executive Power
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    Constitutional Limits of Executive Power

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations” to examine legal and legislative responses to allegations of misconduct and the expansion…

    5,591 views
  • Legal Issues Panel
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    Legal Issues Panel

    Stephen Presser interviewed two authors about their books on legal issues. Jan Crawford Greenburg is the author of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the…

    56 views
  • Judicial Activism vs Judicial Restraint
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    Judicial Activism vs. Judicial Restraint

    Participants spoke on the topic, gJudicial Activism vs. Judicial Restraint: Is the Alito Supreme Court Nomination Sharpening the Debate? h Among the topics they addressed were recent…

    844 views
  • Philadelphia Police Preparations
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    Philadelphia Police Preparations

    Officials spoke to reporters about police preparations for demonstrations during the Republican National Convention. They spoke about authorized and unauthorized marches, the potential for…

    44 views
  • Historical Impeachment Review Pt 1
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    Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 1

    The subcommittee heard opening statements from legal experts and historians on the interpretation and history of impeachment in the U.S. During his statement, subcommittee member Rep.…

    198 views
  • Historical Impeachment Review Pt 2
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    Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 2

    Subcommittee members questioned legal experts and historians about the history and interpretation of impeachment.

    85 views
  • Can the State Mandate Child Health Care
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    Can the State Mandate Child Health Care?

    The panelists discussed whether or not the state has the right or responsibility to ensure that a child receives standard medical care, even if parents refuse such care. The law appears to…

    15 views
  • Judiciary and Taxation
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    Judiciary and Taxation

    The subcommittee examined legislation that would prevent courts from imposing or raising taxes. The hearing followed a 1990 Supreme Court decision upholding a property tax increase imposed…

    41 views