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    Role of Vice President

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, former Attorney General Edwin Meese, and law professor Douglas Kmiec talked about the vice presidency, choosing a running mate, and the balance of power. They also provided their…

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    Life and Career of Margaret Thatcher

    Panelists discussed the legacy of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, her character, her successes, and the challenges she faced during her time in office from 1979 to 1990. “Baroness…

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    Representative McCaul on Islamic Extremism

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul (R-TX) talked about the threat of Islamist extremism and the need to fight it overseas. He described what he called the “new age of terror,”…

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    Book Discussion on Reagan Remembered

    Ambassador Gilbert Robinson talked about his book Reagan Remembered, a collection of accounts about President Reagan submitted by 81 men and women who played important roles in his…

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    Constitutional Law and Judicial Restraint

    Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia delivered the seventh Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture at the Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III…

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    FBI Reforms Since the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001

    Security policy experts testified on FBI reform efforts since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In the first panel, FBI Director James Comey cited cyber crime and homegrown…

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    Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain on Judicial Restraint

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain talked about the Constitution and the rule of law. He focused on the legacy of the Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States,…

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    The Constitution and the Role of the President

    Edwin Meese III spoke about George Washington, the U.S. Constitution and the powers of the presidency. Mr. Meese served as the 75th U.S. attorney general and as counselor to the president…

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    The Constitution and Its Promise

    Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke at the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Legal and Judicial Studies as part of the foundation’s lecture series “Preserve the Constitution.” He said…

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    Supreme Court 2011-2012 Term Review

    Panelists reviewed Supreme Court decisions in the 2011-2012 term. Among the topics they addressed were cases involving health care, an Arizona immigration law, and the Stolen Valor Act.…

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    Supreme Court Health Care Decision, Plaintiffs Panel

    Two of the plaintiffs in the four Supreme Court cases challenging the 2010 health care law talked about the Court’s ruling in favor of the statute. They focused on the legal aspects.…

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    Book Discussion on The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents

    Presidential historian Steven Hayward presents his rankings of America’s presidents based on their efforts to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.” The author’s constitutional…

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    Demonic Book Party

    The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., held a book party for Ann Coulter’s new book, Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America. She made brief remarks and answered questions…

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    Ronald Reagan's Midwest Roots

    Two former staff members discussed their recollections of President Ronald Reagan. Edwin Meese served as Attorney General and Chief Policy Adviser under President Reagan and Peter Hannaford as public affairs director…

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    Tax Increases and Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Conservative groups and the Tea Party Patriots held a news conference. They called the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to produce a package a victory.

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    Ronald Reagan's Economic Policies

    Former Reagan administration officials discussed the life and legacy of the 40th U.S. president. Among the topics they talked about were President Reagan’s views on the role of the federal government,…

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    Book Discussion on Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National Security

    Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Yoo and former American Civil Liberties Union president Nadine Strossen discussed the book, Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National…

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    Constitution and the Common Defense

    Former attorneys general talked about national security. Among the topics they addressed were presidential power, the application and role of international law, rights of detained individuals,…

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    National War Powers Commission Findings

    Members of the National War Powers Commission presented the commission’s unanimous report on the respective war powers of the president and Congress. They recommended that Congress draft…

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    2010-2011 Supreme Court Term, Attorneys Panel

    Deputy Solicitor General Neal Katyal and other legal scholars reviewed the 2010-2011 Supreme Court term. Topics included Wal-Mart v. Dukes, the impact of Justice Elena Kagan, and upcoming…

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