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    Ruling in Controversial Cases

    Four judges who ruled in controversial cases talked about the pitfalls of presiding over high-profile cases, judicial independence, and how their lives have changed since the rulings. Judges Greer and…

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    Presidential Medals of Freedom Ceremony

    President Clinton awarded presidential medals of freedom to several citizens for their work in behalf of peace and democracy both in the U.S. and overseas.

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    Voting and Election Reform

    Witnesses testified before the commission on election reform. They spoke about efforts to reduce or eliminate barriers confronting voters. They addressed problems with absentee ballots, the…

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    2004 Elections and Civil Rights

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony regarding preparations for the 2004 election. Among the specific topics addressed were new voting systems, voter identification…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    Commissioners debated a proposed appointment to the commission by President Bush. At issue was the length of commissioners' terms and an on-going dispute over Commissioner Wilson’s tenure…

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    Florida Election Investigation

    Commissioners discussed finding of their investigation into voting practices in Florida during the 200 elections. The report was critical of Florida election officials, noting that many…

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    Equal Opportunity in Education

    Commissioners heard testimony about how various education programs would impact equal opportunity. They discussed voucher programs and high-stakes testing. They also addressed the final…

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    Florida Vote Irregularities

    Commissioners addressed commission business, including their probe of alleged voting irregularities in Florida and preliminary findings from the investigations. They also debated uniform…

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    Voting Irregularities in Florida, Afternoon Session

    Commissioners heard testimony from Florida residents, election officials, and others about the 2000 elections and allegations that election procedures and practices disenfranchised several…

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    Voting Irregularities in Florida, Morning Session

    Commissioners heard testimony from Florida residents and election officials about the 2000 elections and allegations that election procedures and practices disenfranchised many voters,…

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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Officials testified about election procedures and about allegations that several minority voters were denied their right to vote by various means during the 2000 elections. Among the topics…

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    Voting Irregularities Hearing: State Appointed Officials

    Officials testified about election procedures and about allegations that several minority voters were denied their right to vote by various means during the 2000 elections. Among the topics…

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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Officials testified about election procedures and about allegations that several minority voters were denied their right to vote by various means during the 2000 elections. Among the topics…

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    Voting Irregularities Hearing

    Voters, representatives of advocate groups, and voting technology experts testified about the November 2000 presidential election controversy in Florida.

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    Voting Rights Abuses

    Commissioners discussed allegations of voting rights violations in the presidential election. At issue were claims that African-American voters in Florida had been denied access to polling…

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    Civil Rights and Immigration Policy

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    National Police Policies and Civil Rights

    Commission members and criminal justice experts talked about civil rights dimensions of alleged police misconduct and recent investigations into relations between the police and the…

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    Civil Rights Aspects of Health Care Reform

    The commission heard witnesses testify on the civil rights aspects of health care reform. Rather than analyze the specifics for an efficient system, they addressed concerns of minority…

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    Hispanic Heritage Month

    Secretary Cisneros and other administration officials spoke at a ceremony honoring Hispanic Heritage Month. Much of the ceremony was in Spanish with no English translation.

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    Latino Civil Rights Movement Media Coverage

    The morning session of the conference of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists featured an address by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member Cruz Reynoso and a panel discussion…

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