1,308Nov 18, 2011
Legality of Afghanistan and Iraq Wars
Panelists debated the legality of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and actions taken by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations since the start of them. Topics included the the use of ...
68Sep 12, 2006
Witnesses testified about H.R. 5825, the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act. This legislation limits warrantless surveillance to 60 days unless the president goes to Congress to justify ...
67Jun 5, 2006
Federal Marriage Amendment
A panel progressives and libertarians moderated by Neera Tanden talked about the proposed Federal Marriage Amendment, baring states and the judiciary from legalizing same-sex marriage. Among ...
113May 30, 2006
Searches of Congressional Offices
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the constitutionality of a raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on a congressional office while investigating possible ...
105Mar 31, 2006
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senator Feingold’s call to censure President Bush for authorizing domestic surveillance of U.S. citizens and general conduct of administration ...
80Jan 20, 2006
Domestic Surveillance Program
Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee held a public meeting at which witnesses testified about the Bush administration’s use of domestic surveillance in efforts to gather ...
36Jan 16, 2006
Domestic Electronic Surveillance
Bruce Fein, a Constitutional attorney, talked about domestic surveillance by the National Security Agency. Mr. Fein, a former Reagan administration official, was to testify at a hearing ...
33Dec 23, 2004
Criminalization of Hate Speech
Mr. Fein talked about his recent op-ed in the Washington Times in which he says that “hate speech” should be criminalized in an effort to fight terrorism. He responded ...
17Sep 27, 2004
Future of the Supreme Court
Legal and political analysts talked about the potential impact of the 2004 presidential election on the makeup of the Supreme Court, future appointments to the federal judiciary, judicial activism, ...