All posts tagged "law"

  • Mandatory Minimums and Public Safety

    Are mandatory minimum sentences necessary to protect public safety? Two experts debate the issue. Lawrence J. Leiser National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys Lawrence J. Leiser is founder and current president of the National Association of Assistant...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Immigration, Betsy DeVos, terrorism

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's executive order on immigration, the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, and the president's remark that the media underreports terrorism. Policy analyst Joe Albanese,...

    • Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Neil Gorsuch, refugee executive order, Sally Yates

    This week on The Square Circle, we discuss President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, his executive order on refugees, and his firing of Sally Yates. Bill Buck of, Gregory Clay of,...

    • Posted February 2, 2017
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  • Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted

    Ian Millhiser discusses his new book Injustices with reviewer Lawrence Alexander. Ian Millhiser Center for American Progress Ian Millhiser is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the editor of ThinkProgress Justice....

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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  • Williams v. Illinois and the Confrontation Clause

    Two legal scholars debate Williams v. Illinois. Ronald J. Coleman Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP Ronald J. Coleman works in the litigation practice group at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.   Paul Rothstein Georgetown Law...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • Marbury v. Madison and Judicial Review

    Does Marbury v. Madison support judicial review? Four legal scholars debate. Robert Lowry Clinton, Ph.D. Southern Illinois University Robert Lowry Clinton, Ph.D., is professor and chair of political science at Southern Illinois University and is the author...

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Libya and the War Powers Resolution

    Is the Libya intervention authorized by the War Powers Resolution? Two legal scholars debate. Geoffrey S. Corn South Texas College of Law Geoffrey S. Corn is associate professor of law at the South Texas College of Law....

    • Posted May 11, 2011
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  • Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Bad Law or Bad Lawyering?

    Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act bad law? Two legal scholars debate. Marci A. Hamilton Marci A. Hamilton is a columnist for and the Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law at Yeshiva University. She...

    • Posted August 23, 2010
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  • Terrorist Suspects in Civilian Courts: A Threat to National Security?

    Is trying terrorist suspects dangerous to national security? Four experts debate. Andrew C. McCarthy Foundation for Defense of Democracies Andrew C. McCarthy is co-chair of the Center for Law and Counterterrorism at the Foundation for Defense of...

    • Posted July 26, 2010
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  • The “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” Case: Morse v. Frederick

    Two legal experts debate the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" case, Morse v. Frederick. Julie Hilden Julie Hilden is a regular columnist for on First Amendment issues. She is a former law clerk to then-Chief Judge...

    • Posted May 9, 2007
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