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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of election districts was a constitutional rather than a political…

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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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    Book Discussion on Redeeming the Dream

    Ted Olson talked about his book Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    Same-Sex Marriage and Civil Rights

    Attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson talked about same-sex marriage and civil rights. They compared the civil rights movement of the 1960's with the gay rights movement and assessed various judicial rulings…

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    Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was interviewed by former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson about the Supreme Court’s role in society. Among the topics she addressed were lifetime tenure…

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    Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 law. Nearly 18,000 same-sex couples were married in California, but same-sex…

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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Review

    Legal experts reviewed major cases of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012-2013 term, talking about the history of the case, the Supreme Court’s decision and what the decision would lead to. Cases…

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    Hollingsworth v. Perry Oral Argument Reaction

    Following oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, lawyers and respondents spoke to reporters and answered questions about their case on the steps…

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    Perry v. Schwarzenegger Oral Argument

    A panel of three federal judges heard argument in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) case. The Ninth Circuit heard an appeal of an August…

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    Supreme Court 2012-2013 Term Overview

    Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and Former Acting Solicitor General Walter Dellinger gave an overview of the cases before the Supreme Court during the 2012-13 term. Cases discussed included drug-dog…

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    ACLU in American Life

    Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security issues of…

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    Supreme Court Perspectives

    Former U.S. solicitor generals and legal scholars Theodore Olson and Walter Dellinger talked about the current Supreme Court term.

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    Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The case arose from a political documentary called Hillary: The Movie. The film’s producers lost a…

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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 2

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availability of information,…

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    Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 1

    The Knight Commission held a forum on recommendations in their report “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age.” The report focused on availabilityof information,…

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    Campaign Finance News Stakeout

    Following oral arguments in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission litigants, attorneys, and advocates spoke to reporters outside the Supreme Court.

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    Solicitors General View of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

    A panel of former solicitors general spoke about the range of cases that come before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including international trade, government…

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    2008-2009 Supreme Court Term Review Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the decisions of the 2008-2009 term of the U.S. Supreme Court, which would conclude the next Monday, June 29, 2009. Professor Howard moderated. He also made remarks about…

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    Legacy of the Rehnquist Court

    At a conference on “The Legacy of the Rehnquist Court,” a panel of solicitors general discussed the impact of the Rehnquest Court, the structural Constitution under the Rehnquist Court, and…

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    Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company Reaction

    Participants spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments in the case of Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Company. Former Solicitor General Theodore Olson was…

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