7,153Feb 18, 2011
Judge Vaughn Walker on Cameras in the Courtroom
Judge Vaughn Walker spoke about the history of cameras in the courtroom. He focused on precedents set by the Ninth Circuit over the past 20 years, reaction to several highly publicized trials, ...
5,806Aug 12, 2013
Hillary Clinton at American Bar Association
At the annual American Bar Association conference, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the highest award of the ABA, the 2013 ABA Medal, for conspicuous service in the cause of ...
2,037Mar 20, 2013
New Technologies, National Security, and the Law
Andrew Weissmann, general counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, talked about new technologies and the challenges the FBI and other law enforcement agencies face in getting private ...
1,603Oct 22, 2010
Richard Clarke spoke about cyber security threats and ways to protect the nation’s computer infrastructures. He also responded to questions from the audience.
1,392Aug 12, 2013
Federal Sentencing and Prison Policy
Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about federal prision policy at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting. In his remarks he called for major changes in the federal criminal ...
1,321May 1, 2012
Role of Courts in U.S. Democracy
Participants talked about the role of courts in democracies. Among the topics they addressed were judicial procedures, judicial elections, separation of powers, and case volume. They ...
751Nov 1, 2013
International Organized Crime and National Security
Panelists talked about organized crime as a national security threat, including the effects of organized crime on the security of New York City, and what should be done about it. This event ...
690Aug 3, 2011
Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports
Executive Directors for professional football and basketball players' labor unions talked about collective bargaining rights in sports. National Basketball Players Association director Billy ...
668Jan 24, 1998
Westmoreland v. CBS Libel Case
The panelists discussed Westmoreland v. CBS in which General William Westmoreland charged that the producer of a 1982 CBS special, “The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception,” ...
544Mar 28, 2013
International Law and Cyber Warfare
Panelists talked about the origin and process of developing the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Commissioned in 2009 by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence ...
531Nov 1, 2013
Cybersecurity Challenges and National Security
Panelists talked about the laws and regulations that affect law enforcement’s ability to address the basic problem of cybersecurity. They also talked about solutions government agencies ...
511Oct 22, 2007
Antonia Hernandez Oral History Interview
Antonia Hernandez, president and chief executive officer of the California Community Foundation, talked about her life and career. She served as counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary ...
461Mar 13, 2007
Barbara Babcock Oral History Interview
Barbara Babcock talked about her life and career. A former assistant attorney general for the Civil Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and the first director of the Public Defender ...
453Jan 13, 2006
The Pentagon Papers Case - 35 Years Later
In a forum on communications law, the participants discussed the question, “The Pentagon Papers Case 35 Years Later: How Would the Court Decide Today?” They gave personal recollections ...
439Aug 9, 2013
Stand Your Ground Laws
Panelists spoke about the effect of “stand your ground” laws on race relations and public safety around the country. Topics included the utility of Stand Your Ground laws from legal ...
415Jan 31, 2007
Karen Hastie Williams Oral History Interview
Karen Hastie Williams talked about her life and career. As a child she spent time in the Virgin Islands when her father was the governor. She was a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice ...
395Nov 11, 2005
Nuremberg and the Birth of International Law
Marking the 60th anniversary of the Nuremberg War Crime Trials (1945-1949), Nuremberg prosecutors described in detail the trials, historically the first for crimes against humanity. They also ...
354Jan 13, 2011
National Security and Privacy
John Pistole spoke about the Transportation Security Agency’s efforts to balance privacy rights with securing the airport and railway systems. He also responded to questions from the ...
348Oct 18, 2012
Book Discussion on Patriots Debate
Co-editor Harvey Rishikof and four other contributors to the book, Patriots Debate, talked about cyberwarfare and the future of military detention programs. Patriots Debate is an ...
346Aug 9, 2013
Race-Based College Admissions Policies
Panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Fisher v. University of Texas decision that reconsidered racial preferences in college admissions. They talked about how ...
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