664Feb 16, 2012
Shooting from the Lip: Book Party
A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling ...
14,076Aug 27, 2010
Life in the Federal Judiciary
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg addressed the 2010 Tenth Circuit Bench and Bar Conference. She read a speech that was originally to have been delivered by her late husband who died of ...
307Jan 26, 2010
Caperton v. Massey Coal and the Recusal of State Court Judges
Panelists talked about the impact of Caperton v. Massey Coal on the recusal of state judges. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2009 on circumstances under which judges should recuse ...
123Nov 11, 2007
Shaping the Modern Supreme Court
Panelists talked about the modern history of the Supreme Court and the creation and use of labeling techniques for justices during the nomination phase, “judicial activism” being an ...
26Dec 1, 2006
First Amendment Award
Three women journalists talked about freedom of the press, the journalism industry, and the practice of journalism as a profession. The also talked about public access to information, ...
13Oct 10, 2006
The Supreme Court
Students from the University of Denver, Pace University in New York City, and George Mason University in Washington, D.C., participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.
133Mar 24, 2006
Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito
Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among the topics ...
127Mar 6, 2006
Book Discussion on The Pundit Whodunit
The 14th Annual Arena Stage Benefit for Community Engagement was a one-night-only performance of the original crime-solving comedy, The Pundit Whodunit: The Case of the Political Puzzle, ...
23Oct 17, 2005
On October 17, 2005, a symposium titled “Bench Press: The Collision of Media, Politics, Public Pressure, and an Independent Judiciary” was held at the JW Marriott Hotel. The ...
21Sep 15, 2005
Roberts Confirmation Hearing Reactions
Ms. Totenberg discussed upcoming events for the Senate confirmation hearings of United States Supreme Court nomination of Judge John Roberts. She said that Judge Roberts would likely win ...
27Jul 18, 2005
Civil Liberties and Security
Commissioners Ben-Veniste and Fielding held a two-part discussion on the balance between liberty and security in the post-September 11 world, including progress on recommendations in the Commission ...
22Nov 16, 2004
Future Federal Judicial Nominations
Mr. Dellinger moderated a panel discussion about the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. The panelists discussed the impact of the 2004 election on the Supreme Court, the potential ...