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    Gideon v. Wainwright and the Right to Counsel

    Jurists and attorneys talked about Gideon v. Wainwright, the 1963 Supreme Court landmark case that ruled criminal defendants at the state level have a right to counsel. The panel also spoke…

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    McCrory v. Harris Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in McCrory v. Harris, a racial gerrymandering case concerning two North Carolina congressional districts. Black voters in those districts sued, arguing that the…

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    Maslenjak v. United States Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States, a case that could determine whether the government can strip naturalized citizens of their citizenship for lying during…

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    Wells Fargo v. Miami Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wells Fargo v. Miami, which was consolidated with Bank of America v. Miami. The cases concern whether the city of Miami can sue the banks under the Fair Housing Act…

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    Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a…

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    Nelson v. Colorado Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Nelson v. Colorado, a case questioning Colorado’s practice of not refunding court and other fees to people whose convictions of crimes were…

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    County of Los Angeles v. Mendez Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, which involves the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s “provocation rule.” The rule holds that police officers who use force not…

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    Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, Docket Number 15-1391. The case concerns whether a New York state law that stops businesses from imposing surcharges on…

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    Murr v. Wisconsin Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Murr v. Wisconsin, a case that concerns when the government must compensate private property owners for land-use regulations that prohibit how a person’s property can…

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    Supreme Court Justice Breyer

    Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed as part of C-SPAN’s Supreme Court Week. He provided a tour through all three parts of his private chambers as he walked through the entire process of…

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    Moore v. Texas Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Moore v. Texas, which concerns whether Texas' criteria for determining if an intellectually disabled person can be sentenced to death. In 2002, the Supreme Court ruled that…

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    Endrew F. v. Douglas City School District Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, which concerns the level of support public schools are required to give students with disabilities. In 1975…

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    Hernandez v. Mesa Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, a case on whether constitutional protections can extend past U.S. boundaries. The case concerns whether the family of a a…

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    Packingham v. North Carolina Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina, a case questioning whether a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using social media violates First Amendment…

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    Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections, a racial gerrymandering case examining how race can be taken into consideration when states draw district maps. In…

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    Lynch v. Dimaya Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya, a case that will decide if the definition of a “crime of violence,” as it is used in deportation sections of immigration law, is…

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    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case testing whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free…

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    Ziglar v. Abbasi Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the consolidated cases Ziglar v. Abbasi, Ashcroft v. Abbasi and Hasty v. Abbasi. The cases concern whether Arabs and Muslims detained for…

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    Bill of Rights 225th Anniversary

    Professor Colleen Sheehan talked about James Madison’s role in the creation of the Bill of Rights. December 15, 2016, marked the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.

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    Jennings v. Rodriguez Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez, which concerns whether detained immigrants facing deportation can be held for longer than six months without a bail…

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