455Oct 1, 2012
Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Oral Argument
The U.S. Supreme Court heard a second oral argument in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, on the reach of a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), that seeks to impose liability in U.S. courts ...
805Nov 18, 2010
Presidents and the Constitution
Walter Dellinger moderated a panel of legal scholars who talked about the issue of presidential obligation to follow the law. Among the topics of discussion were the role of the Justice ...
374Aug 17, 2010
Courts and Self-Represented Litigants
Participants talked about self-represented (pro se) litigants and the challenges they present to the justice system. Among the topics they addressed were the number of pro se ...
153Jul 20, 2009
Supreme Court 2008-2009 Term Review
Professor Kathleen Sullivan talked about important cases from the recent Supreme Court term.
This was the 9:00 a.m. PT Ninth Circuit Judges Education Program held July ...
190Jul 1, 2008
Supreme Court 2007-2008 Term Review
Legal experts representing both progressive and conservative perspectives talked about the Supreme Court’s most noteworthy decisions during the previous term and identified emerging ...
185Apr 11, 2008
Germ Warfare and Contagious Diseases
A panel discussion was held by legal, scientific, and counterterrorism experts on whether certain responses to a major epidemic or biowarfare incident such as forced inoculation, isolation, and ...
482Mar 7, 2008
Racial Preferences in Higher Education
A moot court examined the possible debate over exactly who qualifies for racial preferences as America becomes increasingly multiracial. Two law professors, Charles Ogletree and Kathleen ...
158Sep 17, 2007
First Amendment and National Security
Commemorating the 100th Birthday of alumnus and former Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell participants spoke at a symposium titled “The Clash Between the First Amendment and National Security ...
254Sep 14, 2007
The Roberts Court
Panelists discussed the Roberts Court, shifts in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the role of Justice Kennedy as the swing vote. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
38Aug 14, 2007
Rule of Law in the U.S. and Abroad
William Neukom, the new president of the American Bar Association, spoke on “Advancing the Rule of Law in the U.S. and Abroad.” In his remarks he spoke about various areas of research ...
88Jun 28, 2007
Supreme Court 2006-2007 Term Review
A panel discussion was held on the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended that day. Experts from both a progressive and conservative perspective examined the Court’s most noteworthy 2006-2007 ...
85Sep 28, 2006
Mr. DeGioia and Mr. Traynor gave opening remarks at a conference titled “Fair and Independent Courts: A Conference on the State of the Judiciary.” Former Supreme Court ...
88Jul 31, 2005
Judge Martin and others addressed the national convention of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy on the topic, “Law or Politics: Is There a Progressive Constitution?” ...
39Jul 6, 2005
Supreme Court Term Review
Moderated by Mr. Mauro, legal experts discussed the 2004-2005 U.S. Supreme Court term. Attorneys who argued cases before the Supreme Court during this term talked about their strategies ...
88Feb 24, 2004
Blacks and Conservatism
Panelists discussed the history of conservative voices in the black community. Topics included whether conservatives have a voice in the black community, and whether there is a rise in black ...
38Oct 18, 2002
Balancing Security and Freedom
Director Mueller spoke to students and faculty about the threats of global terrorism, the FBI response to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and the right balance between law enforcement efforts ...
42Nov 15, 2000
Constitutionalizing Women's Equality
Following an introduction by Justice Ginsburg, Dean Sullivan delivered the keynote address at a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Legal Defense and Education Fund of the National ...
50Jun 16, 2000
Challenges for the Federal Judiciary
This panel of respected legal minds, which was moderated by Dean Sullivan, discussed the question of technology and its
appropriate use in court rooms. Widespread disagreement emerged on ...
42Mar 22, 2000
Campaign Finance Reform
Witnesses testified about several campaign finance reform proposals. Among the issues they addressed were issue advocacy advertising, the extent to which advertising and campaign contributions ...
29Oct 16, 1999
International Role of the U.S. Supreme Court
Following a dedication of the Stanford University Law School atrium, justices talked about judicial systems in other countries. They focused on ways of extending the concept of the rule of law ...
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