780Apr 25, 2013
Book Discussion on Payback
Thane Rosenbaum spoke about his book, Payback: The Case for Revenge, in which he argues that revenge and justice are not mutually exclusive ideas. In his book, the author contends that ...
358Feb 18, 2010
Diversity and the Judiciary
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Roger Gregory spoke about the importance of diversity in the federal judiciary, his recess appointment by President Clinton, and his experience as the first ...
312May 13, 2013
James Weldon Johnson and the History of Harlem
Jonathan Gill, author of the book, Harlem: The Four Hundred Year History from Dutch Villages to Capital of Black America, talked about James Weldon Johnson, a poet, songwriter, author, ...
208Jun 14, 1994
Trial of Thomas Jefferson
Chief Justice Rehnquist presided over this mock trial of Thomas Jefferson, which explored alleged inconsistencies between his ideas and actions. The participants examined constitutional, ...
189Oct 25, 2013
Personal Accounts from U.S. Solicitors General
Former Solicitors General Drew Days, Paul Clement, and Justice Elena Kagan recounted the experiences and challenges of the position, which represents the United States government before the Supreme ...
176Dec 15, 2009
Women and the Law
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer delivered the Annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law. She talked about Justice ...
171Mar 6, 2007
The Trial of Saddam Hussein
A panel discussion was held about the trial and execution of Saddam Hussein. Panelists were all involved in the trial in some capacity. Topics included the fairness of the procedures ...
166Jan 20, 2010
The Use of Foreign Law in Domestic Courts
Panelists discussed the use of foreign law in domestic courts. Topics included the political as well as the legal issues and the consequences of using foreign law as well as untested ...
128Apr 28, 2008
Federal Tax Reform
John Buckley talked about tax reform issues. He reviewed the history of changes in the tax system and discussed the basic policy decisions that would need to be reviewed such as whether to ...
116Mar 13, 2007
Women and the Law, Part 1
As part of the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law, this program is the first hour of a panel discussion by women chief justices. Ms. Schafran ...
67Mar 18, 1998
Regulating Sexual Activity in the Military
Ms. Raddatz moderated this panel on how the military can successfully regulate relations between men and women. They examined gender integration versus separation, military justice ...
63Oct 29, 2007
First Amendment and the Entertainment Industry
The panelists discussed “content convergence” regarding the First Amendment in the new world of entertainment and information. Topics included separating commercial speech from ...
56Feb 4, 1999
Privacy and the Press
The panelists discussed whether writing about the private lives of individuals is ethical and legal. They cited examples when reporters have been given private information about an individual ...
47Feb 18, 1997
Crime and Punishment in the U.S.
Representatives of law enforcement, civil liberties organizations and social service agencies debated how best to reduce crime in the U.S. They discussed what it is that makes U.S. culture so ...
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 ...
39Jan 29, 2004
Women and the Law
Following introductions by Judge Kaye and Justice Ginsburg, Ms. Conlin, a former U.S. attorney, delivered the Ginsburg Lecture on Women and the Law. She discussed her efforts to obtain ...
38Apr 20, 1999
Book Discussion on The Good Black
Mr. Barrett will talk about his new book The Good Black, a True Story of Race in America, published by E.P. Dutton. The book tells the story of the racial discrimination suit of ...
37Mar 13, 2007
Women and the Law, Part 2
As part of the annual Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Distinguished Lecture on Women and the Law, chief justices talked about their experience in the law. This program is the second hour of a panel ...
33Dec 13, 2001
Women's Rights Around the World
Panelists talked about the legal status of women and civil rights issues. Among the topics addressed were international laws affecting women’s rights, the standing of women in various ...
23Dec 3, 1997
Book Discussion on Sleeping with the Mayor
Mr. Jiler talked about his new book, Sleeping with the Mayor: A True Story. The book chronicles his experiences in 1988 when he lived with several homeless people in a park across from ...
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