239Oct 25, 2013
Personal Accounts from U.S. Solicitors General
Former Solicitors General Drew Days, Paul Clement, and Justice Elena Kagan recounted the experiences and challenges of the position, which represents the United States government before the Supreme ...
225Sep 20, 2012
Federal Health Care Law
Panelists talked about the Supreme Court cases that challenged the legality of the Affordable Care Act, the health care law.
The last four minutes of the event were cut off for live programming.
4,787Feb 16, 2012
Supreme Court Health Care Argument Preview
Panelists previewed Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law, focusing on its requirement that all Americans buy health insurance. Michael Carvin and ...
519Jan 9, 2012
Perry v. Perez Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Perry v. Perez, a case involving new districts created by the Texas legislature for the state house and senate, and the U.S. House of ...
4,536Oct 7, 2011
Charles Evans Hughes, Presidential Contender
Historians Bernadette Meyler and David Pietrusza and former Solicitor General Paul Clement talked about the life and career of 1916 Republican presidential nominee Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) ...
398Oct 8, 2010
Legacy of Justice John Paul Stevens
Former U.S. Solicitor Generals Paul Clement and Gregory Garre, Sri Srinivasan, and a former clerk of Justice Stevens talked about the legacy and personality of John Paul Stevens as a ...
386Jul 20, 2010
After Words with Carl Cannon
Mr. Cannon details the story of William Lerach, a corporate crime attorney who sued countless members of the Fortune 500 list, before engaging in criminal behavior himself for which he was ...
443May 5, 2010
Supreme Court 2009-2010 Term Review
Solicitor General Elena Kagan moderated a review of the 2009-2010 term of the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics addressed were the role of Justice Kennedy in forming majorities, Justice ...
964Dec 8, 2009
Office of the Solicitor General
A panel of former U.S. solicitors general discussed the role of the solicitor general, the duties associated with the job, and arguing before the Supreme Court. The moderator was former Deputy ...
147Oct 2, 2009
Supreme Court in 2020
Legal scholars spoke about the future of the Supreme Court and potential issues for the court in 2020. Among teh topics they addressed were business and economic law, federalism, and social issues ...
281Mar 18, 2009
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 contracts, ...
322Nov 21, 2008
Federalism and the Supreme Court
A panel discussion was held about how the philosophy of federalism has been expressed by the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts. Judge Sentelle moderated.
140May 15, 2008
Role of the Solicitor General
Paul Clement talked about the role of the solicitor general’s office, his experiences as solicitor general, the appellate process, and cases brought to the federal courts over the past several ...
3,973Mar 18, 2008
District of Columbia v. Heller Oral Arguments
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, in which a 1976 law was challenged that had the effect of banning handguns in the District of ...
188Feb 11, 2008
Global Warming and the Constitution
The panelists discussed the ways the U.S. Constitution restrains states from enacting global warming legislation and the future of the federal-state relationship in addressing climate ...
447Jan 9, 2008
Voter Identification Supreme Court Case Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the cases of Crawford v. Marion County Election Board and Indiana Democratic Party v. Rokita about the validity of the law passed in 2005 ...
677Dec 5, 2007
Boumediene v. Bush and Al Odah v. U.S.
Justices heard oral arguments in the cases of Boumediene v. Bush and Al Odah v. U.S. involving the rights of suspected terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the detainee’s ...
73Sep 14, 2007
Attorney General Gonzales Farewell
At a farewell ceremony for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Justice Department employees and others praised his career and accomplishments and reminisced about working with him. The Attorney ...
75Mar 16, 2007
U.S. Solicitor General Duties
Paul Clement talked to high school students about the duties of the office of Solicitor General. He also responded to questions from the students about his duties.
626Dec 4, 2006
Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1. The Seattle School Board adopted a plan to assign ...
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