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.
1,197Apr 7, 2007
Reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford
Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer and nine U.S. appeals court judges presided over a moot court reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford. After hearing from lawyers and academics from ...
572Feb 19, 2007
Book Discussion on Justice for All: Earl Warren
Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United ...
25Aug 30, 2006
First Year of the Roberts Court
In a portion of a symposium reviewing the 2005-2006 U.S. Supreme Court term, panelists talked about the new justices on the court, Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justice Alito, and the cases ...
164Jan 13, 2006
Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 5 Part 1
A panel of legal scholars testified about the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics they addressed were his qualifications and experience as both a ...
21Sep 1, 2005
Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
Professors Chemerinsky and Edleman spoke to reporters about opposition to the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed a letter signed by over 100 professors ...
72Mar 2, 2005
Ten Commandments Cases
Following oral arguments in two cases involving the placement of the Ten Commandments on courthouse and public grounds, litigants talked to reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court building about ...