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  • Constitutional Right to Privacy
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    Constitutional Right to Privacy

    The Constitutional Forum sponsored this meeting concerning the right to privacy, an all-encompassing term including such issues as abortion. Ms. Kolbert and Mr. Fein presented the expansive…

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  • Supreme Court Preview
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    Supreme Court Preview

    Journalists and academics discussed the upcoming Supreme Court term and cases which will affect business, such as punitive damages and environmental issues.

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  • Religion and Legal Issues
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    Religion and Legal Issues

    Journalists and legal scholars examined the religion clauses of the First Amendment and how they have been interpreted in U.S. courts.

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  • Politics and the Court
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    Politics and the Court

    Journalists and academics discussed the influence that politics holds over the courts and court nominees. They discussed President Clinton’s recent appointment of several federal judges who hold…

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  • Supreme Court Civil Rights Decisions
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    Supreme Court Civil Rights Decisions

    The guests discussed the history of civil rights and cited various Supreme Court decisions made over the past 200 years.

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  • IranContra Pardon
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    Iran-Contra Pardon

    Mr. Corn and Mr. Fein discussed the presidential pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger announced by the White House earlier in the day. The president pardoned Secretary…

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  • Implications of the Changing Supreme Court
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    Implications of the Changing Supreme Court

    Mr. Fein and Mr. Schwartz gave their perspectives on the effect the Supreme Court has on Americans basic rights. Although the court is less visible and mobile than the other two branches of government, the…

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  • Meaning of Fundamental Rights in 21st Century
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    Meaning of Fundamental Rights in 21st Century

    This was the first session of the “Consultation on Conscience” biennial conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Conference business announcements included a description of how the…

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  • 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…

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  • Reaction to the Justice Brennan Resignation
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    Reaction to the Justice Brennan Resignation

    The guests discussed the resignation of Supreme Court Associate Justice William Brennan and the implications of the resignation for future Court decisions and discuss the impact Justice…

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