51Aug 9, 1994
Constitutional Right to Privacy
The Constitutional Forum sponsored this meeting concerning the right to privacy, an all-encompassing term including such issues as abortion. Ms. Kolbert and Mr. Fein presented the ...
19Sep 18, 1993
Politics and the Court
Journalists and academics discussed the influence that politics holds over the courts and court nominees. They discussed President Clinton’s recent appointment of several federal judges ...
6Sep 18, 1993
Supreme Court Preview
Journalists and academics discussed the upcoming Supreme Court term and cases which will affect business, such as punitive damages and environmental issues.
11Sep 18, 1993
Religion and Legal Issues
Journalists and legal scholars examined the religion clauses of the First Amendment and how they have been interpreted in U.S. courts.
9Feb 24, 1993
Supreme Court Civil Rights Decisions
The guests discussed the history of civil rights and cited various Supreme Court decisions made over the past 200 years.
21Dec 24, 1992
Mr. Corn and Mr. Fein discussed the presidential pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger announced by the White House earlier in the day. The president pardoned ...
20Apr 8, 1991
Meaning of Fundamental Rights in 21st Century
This was the first session of the “Consultation on Conscience” biennial conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Conference business announcements included a ...
9Apr 8, 1991
Implications of the Changing Supreme Court
Mr. Fein and Mr. Schwartz gave their perspectives on the effect the Supreme Court has on Americans basic rights. Although the court is less visible and mobile than the other two ...
14Jul 21, 1990
Reaction to the Justice Brennan Resignation
The guests discussed the resignation of Supreme Court Associate Justice William Brennan and the implications of the resignation for future Court decisions and discuss the impact Justice Brennan had ...
32Jun 19, 1990
Judiciary and Taxation
The subcommittee examined legislation that would prevent courts from imposing or raising taxes. The hearing followed a 1990 Supreme Court decision upholding a property tax increase imposed by a ...