2,188Mar 2, 2012
Constitutionality of the 2010 Health Care Law
Panelists discussed the constitutionality of the individual insurance mandate in the 2010 health care law. They also talked about several cases scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court on ...
781Mar 2, 2012
Panelists talked about issues related to regulating technology and innovation. Topics included two congressional bills intended to stop Internet piracy, the Food and Drug Administration, and ...
431Nov 11, 2010
Federal Intervention In Auto Industry Bailout
A panel of bankruptcy law experts talked about the use of bankruptcy courts by large businesses and legal questions over the government’s auto industry bailout. They also responded to ...
371May 23, 2013
Mental Illness and Gun Violence
Leading experts talked about gun violence and mental illness in America. Among the topics they discussed were appropriate medical, legal and social responses, plus gun laws around the ...
330Jan 28, 2012
Redistricting and Voting Rights
Redistricting, Partisanship, and the Future of the Voting Rights Act
Ellen Katz , Professor, Michigan Law School ( Democrats at DOJ: Why Partisan Use of the Voting Rights Act Might Not Be So Bad ...
311Nov 11, 2010
Executive Power During a Financial Crisis
Legal experts talked about the legality of the Bush and Obama administrations' efforts to curb the recent financial crisis, focusing on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and the auto industry ...
252Sep 16, 1997
Lizzie Borden Moot Court
This moot court concerned the case of Lizzie Borden, who in 1892 was accused of murdering her father and stepmother in Fall River, MA. She was later acquitted of the murders. This tribunal ...
223Feb 7, 2013
Book Discussion on The Terror Courts
Jess Bravin talked about his book, The Terror Cours: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay, in which he discusses the challenges facing military prosecutors as they work to prosecute suspected ...
173Jan 28, 2012
Redistricting and Changing Demographics
Political scientists, authors, and professors talked about demographics and voting rights. Topics included pending state voter identification laws and 2012 ballot measures. They responded ...
141Jan 28, 2012
Redistricting and Election Laws
Law professors Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily talked about redistricting issues in the next decade. Topics included past, current, and potential court cases around the country. They ...
84Jan 28, 2012
Angelo Ancheta made the keynote speech at a conference on redistricting. He focused on the 2008 California law that created citizens redistricting commission, the establishment and early work ...
83Feb 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 ...
13Nov 7, 1996
Nuclear Weapons Trafficking
Mr. Holloway spoke about whether the current form of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty can really prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. He examined the disintegration of the Soviet ...