179Oct 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 ...
963Dec 8, 2009
Office of the Solicitor General
A panel of former U.S. solicitors general discussed the role of the solicitor general, the duties associated with the job, and arguing before the Supreme Court. The moderator was former Deputy ...
9,433Oct 4, 2009
The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court, 2009 Edition
The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court takes an unprecedented look into the Supreme Court, its role, traditions and history of the Court featuring interviews with all the ...
84Jun 28, 2007
Supreme Court 2006-2007 Term Review
A panel discussion was held on the U.S. Supreme Court term that ended that day. Experts from both a progressive and conservative perspective examined the Court’s most noteworthy 2006-2007 ...
123Oct 27, 2005
Solicitors General and the Rehnquist Court
Justice Ginsburg talked about the Rehnquist Court and her personal experiences with the Chief Justice. She introduced a panel of former solicitors general who talk about the Rehnquist Court ...
43Aug 9, 2003
Solicitors General Panel
Current and former Solicitors General spoke about the duties of solicitor general, the relationship between the solicitor general and the president, and their experiences in the ...
29Jul 1, 2003
Supreme Court Term Review
Legal experts talked about the past Supreme Court term and several cases that had been decided in the previous year, including cases on affirmative action and a Texas sodomy law. Following ...
30Oct 27, 1999
Justice Blackmun Tribute
Speakers honored retired Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who died in March 1999. Blackmun was nominated to the Court by President Nixon in 1970 and served 24 years before retiring in 1994.
48Apr 30, 1996
Chief Justice Burger Tribute
Members of the Supreme Court Bar memorialized the late Chief Justice
Warren Burger at a traditional memorial meeting. They voted to adopt
a commemorative resolution honoring him, ...
11Mar 5, 1996
Protecting Individual Rights
Solicitor General Days spoke about how his office protects individual rights and freedoms against government and other institutional encroachment. After his prepared remarks, he took questions ...
29Feb 1, 1996
Deputy Solicitor General Profile
Mr. Wallace talked about his 28 years in the Justice Department arguing cases before the Supreme Court. He has argued 132 cases before the Court. In a brief following interview, ...
26Oct 2, 1995
Washington Monday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
25Sep 21, 1995
Affirmative Action Policy
The panelists examined the importance of maintaining and preserving affirmative action policy. Following prepared remarks, they took questions from the audience.
45Sep 18, 1995
Freedom of Expression
Panelists and four Washington, DC students discussed how the U.S. Constitution has preserved freedoms, especially those listed in the first amendment. Hypothetical situations were created for ...
7May 21, 1995
American University Commencement Address
Mr. Days spoke about how attorneys can ensure that they make society better.
27Oct 27, 1994
Ollie May Cooper Award
Mr. Days delivered the keynote address at the 16th annual Ollie May Cooper Award ceremony of the Washington, D.C. Bar Association. He spoke about the legacy and traditions of ...
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, ...
5Apr 13, 1994
Access to Justice and Civil Justice
Mr. Days spoke on providing legal services to those unable to afford them. He said that being the “good guy” and profiting from the legal profession are not mutually ...
35Nov 15, 1993
Memorial to Thurgood Marshall
The Supreme Court Bar convened to honor the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Former colleagues and law clerks of Justice Marshall described his career and his contributions, ...
7Oct 8, 1993
Supreme Court Issues
Mr. Days described his duties as U.S. Solicitor General. He also talked about the First Amendment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term.
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