2,547Apr 23, 2013
Targeted Killing of Terrorist Suspects Overseas
Military and policy experts testified on the the constitutional and statutory authority for targeted killings with aerial drones of American terrorist suspects overseas. In his opening remarks, ...
318Sep 18, 2012
Supreme Court Term Review, Property Rights
Legal scholars talked about property rights decisions during the 2011-12 Supreme Court term, focusing on Sackett v. EPA. In the case the Sackett family planned to build a house on land they ...
888Mar 26, 2012
Health Care Law and the Anti-Injunction Act
Ilya Somin talked about the the individual mandate of the 2010 health care law that requires all Americans to either buy individual insurance policies or pay fines. The Supreme Court was ...
1,565Mar 13, 2012
Health Care Law Oral Argument Preview
Attorneys Andrew Pincus and Ilya Somin previewed the Supreme Court oral argument on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. They outlined the legal principles the Court will examine ...
988Aug 12, 2011
Taking of Private Property for Public Use
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard from scholars and civil rights on eminent domain abuses. The Justice Department recently brought a lawsuit against the city of Joliet, Illinois, ...
1,225Jul 16, 2009
Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Legal Issues Panel
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter.
17Jun 21, 2004
A panel of journalists, scholars and legal analysts discussed problems that occurred in Florida during the 2000 presidential election. After the discussion, panelists responded to questions ...