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Federal Courts

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Women, Gender Discrimination, and the Courts
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Supreme Court and the law.
September 23, 2012 : 1 hr. 14 min.

Civics Education in Schools
Retired Justice Sandra Day O Connor testified on her efforts to educate young people in civics.
August 15, 2012 : 1 hr. 25 min.

Foreign Policy and the Islamic World
Michael Scheuer talked about America and combating terrorism abroad, the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and the implication of the release of personal documents of Bin Laden
May 6, 2012 : 45 min.

Role of Courts in Democracy
A panel of legal scholars examined the proper role of courts in upholding a constitutional democracy.
May 1, 2012 : 1 hr. 42 min.

Judicial Decision Making
A panel of U.S. judges gave candid insight into the judicial decision-making process among appellate courts.
November 12, 2011 : 1 hr. 3 min.

Constitutional Role of Judges
Justice Breyer and Justice Scalia testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the role of judges in the American republic and democratic systems within the US.
October 5, 2011 : 2 hr. 24 min.

Conversation with Associate Justice Elena Kagan
Justice Kagan spoke about life as a Supreme Court justice, cameras in the court room, and interpreting the law.
August 23, 2011 : 1 hr. 1 min.

Challenges to the 2010 Health Care Law
Neera Tanden talked about the recent legal challenges to the 2010 health care law, including the previous day's oral arguments in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
June 9, 2011 : 29 min. 11 sec.

Goodwin Liu Judicial Nomination
National Law Journal reporter David Ingram talked by phone about Berkeley Law School Associate Dean Goodwin Liu's nomination to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
May 18, 2011 : 4 min. 3 sec.

Johnson v. Poway Unified School District
A panel of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judges heard oral arguments in Johnson v. Poway Unified School District, involving a teacher's free speech rights.
May 5, 2011 : 33 min. 6 sec.
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