778Oct 22, 2012
Supreme Court Book Forum
Authors spoke about Supreme Court issues and operations. They included Clare Cushman, Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History, Anthony Franze, The Last ...
316Jun 5, 2012
Book Discussion on The Oath
Jeffrey Toobin talked about his book, The Oath: The Obama White House v. The Supreme Court.
He was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held June ...
131May 24, 2012
Summer Reading with Jeffrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin said he was reading Robert Caro’s The Passage of Power and Mission to Paris by Alan Furst.
He was interviewed June 5, 2012, while at the annual book publishing ...
903Aug 8, 2011
Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court
Jeffrey Toobin talked about U.S. Supreme Court as a political institution. In his remarks he gave a history of nominations under various presidents and the case rulings to support his ...
290Jun 24, 2011
Attorneys, judges, and law professors talked about ways to make the courts more open and transparent to the public. Topics included media coverage of major court cases, cameras in courtrooms, ...
3,026Mar 23, 2010
Book Discussion on Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
Jeff Shesol recalls Franklin Roosevelt’s confrontation with the U.S. Supreme Court over objections to vital elements of his New Deal legislation. In 1937 the president announced a plan ...
236Jan 22, 2010
Future of Guantanamo Prison
Participants spoke about the future of the detention facility and Guantanamo Bay Cuba and the eventual disposition of detainees at the facility when it closes. Among the topics the addressed ...
593Nov 11, 2009
Media and the Supreme Court
Legal scholars and journalists discussed the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the Court, the public’s understanding of the Court, and the media’s role in educating the public ...