882Sep 16, 2013
Supreme Court 2013-2014 Term Preview
Constitutional law professors and attorneys talked about the cases on the Supreme Court docket for the 2013-14 term. Issues included affirmative action, presidential recess powers, campaign ...
1,565Mar 13, 2012
Health Care Law Oral Argument Preview
Attorneys Andrew Pincus and Ilya Somin previewed the Supreme Court oral argument on the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. They outlined the legal principles the Court will examine ...
195Feb 1, 2012
Presidential Recess Appointments, Panel 2
Witnesses testified on President Obama’s recent recess appointments of Richard Cordray as head of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and four commissioners to the National ...
263Jul 19, 2011
Consumer Financial Protection
Witnesses testified about the proposed work and structure of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) created as part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. They talked about ...
759Jun 29, 2011
Supreme Court Rulings and Corporate Behavior
Witnesses testified about several recent Supreme Court corporate rulings involving class-action lawsuits or matters involving corporate law. Among the topics addressed was the Wal-Mart ...
1,823May 24, 2011
Consumer Financial Protections Bureau Oversight
Witnesses testified about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB), which was created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. Elizabeth Warren was accused by House Republicans ...
123Oct 27, 2010
Role of the Attorney General
Current and former attorneys general talked about the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, its inclusion of enhanced enforcement powers for the state attorneys general, the ...
186Jul 1, 2008
Supreme Court 2007-2008 Term Review
Legal experts representing both progressive and conservative perspectives talked about the Supreme Court’s most noteworthy decisions during the previous term and identified emerging ...
16Jun 30, 2004
2003 Supreme Court Term Review
Panelists discussed the 2003-2004 Supreme Court term, in particular cases dealing with First Amendment rights, free enterprise, and separation of powers. Mr. Starr remarked that the ...