11May 29, 2002
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 efforts to ...
9Mar 1, 2001
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 ...
27Sep 24, 1999
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 nomination ...
23Sep 22, 1999
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 for ...
113Sep 10, 1999
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 it ...
8Oct 18, 1998
Washington Journal Feature
Mr. Cutler discussed headline news and the President. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
41Jun 26, 1998
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.
17Jun 9, 1998
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 ...
27Apr 22, 1998
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 times ...
70Apr 14, 1997
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 ...
35Feb 27, 1997
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 ...
16Nov 8, 1996
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, ...
41Sep 29, 1996
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 and ...
31Sep 5, 1996
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, of both ...
35May 15, 1996
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 ...
26Apr 15, 1996
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 ...
34Nov 9, 1995
Committee members continued their investigation into communications between Department of the Treasury officials and the White House concerning the investigation into Madison Guaranty Savings and ...
44Oct 7, 1995
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.
14May 1, 1995
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.
14Apr 12, 1995
Growing Distrust in Government
At the University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day celebration, Mr. Cutler received the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Award in Law. In his remarks, he spoke about the reasons ...
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