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    War Powers and the Constitution

    The panelists discussed the constitutionality of the War Powers Act in relation to U.S. intervention in the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. They answered one or two questions.

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    Press Coverage of Anti-Terrorism Policies

    In the final forum in a series that began shortly after the September 11 attacks, Democratic foreign policy experts presented an overview of how the president and the press have handled…

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    First U.S. Women Judges

    Justice Ginsburg spoke about the contributions of federal female judges over the course of U.S. history. She focused on three particular judges during the early nineteenth century.

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    Commission on Federal Election Reform

    Election commission members spoke to reporters about the first meeting of the commission, the goals of the commission, and potential recommendations to improve the federal election process.…

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    White House Counsel

    Participants talked about the function of the White House counsel and whether the Attorney General could perform those duties. They also talked about the role of the counsel in the…

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    Federal Judicial Vacancies

    Participants focused on how the federal judiciary nomination process could be improved. They examined the increasing number of vacancies in the judiciary that delays the judicial process…

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    Buckley v. Valeo Revisited

    Participants discussed the 1976 Supreme Court decision, Buckley v. Valeo, which upheld legislation limiting contributions to $1000 contribution for candidates in federal elections, and how…

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    Washington Journal Feature

    Mr. Cutler discussed headline news and the President. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Independent Judicial System

    Mr. Cutler and others announced the creation of Citizens for Independent Courts, a bipartisan effort to help support and maintain an independent judiciary in the federal and state courts.…

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    The Role of the White House Counsel

    Former White House counsels as well as current White Hose counsel Ruff talked about the role of the White House counsel. They discuss the position and its significance, especially during…

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    Legal Profession in the 21st Century

    Judges, lawyers, and law professors spoke about the future of the legal profession, and challenges facing it as the 20th century draws to a close.

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    Reargument of Buckley v. Valeo

    Mr. Lacovara and Mr. Cutler argued a hypothetical case in which the Federal Election Commission wishes to reverse the 1975 Supreme Court campaign spending case, Buckley v. Valeo. In 1975,…

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    Free Speech and Campaign Finance Reform

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from members of Congress and, constitutional law experts and others concerning the relationship between freedom of speech and campaign finance reform.…

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    Congressional Notification of Foreign Policy

    Committee members heard testimony concerning compliance with the National Security Act which requires the president to notify Congress, especially the Senate Select Intelligence Committee,…

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    Bosnia and the War Crimes Tribunal

    The participants talked about Bosnia and the international war crimes tribunal, including the effects of convictions on the behavior of others. Mr. Cutler talked about the Dayton Accord,…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Federal Judge Selection Process

    Participants briefed reporters on a recently completed study of the federal judge selection process. They focused on the fairness and speed of the process among other issues. The Miller…

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    Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony on S.J. Res 8, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would require a “super majority” two-thirds vote in Congress to pass legislation that…

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    Whitewater Investigation

    Committee members continued their investigation into communications between Department of the Treasury officials and the White House concerning the investigation into Madison Guaranty…

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    Public Opinion of Government

    Participants talked about why there is such public cynicism and distrust in the government and how this can be remedied. They also took questions from the audience.

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