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The Pernicious Doctrine of Stare Decisis: A Debate

Stare decisis, in Latin literally "Let the decision stand," is the doctrine by which courts adhere to previously decided cases or precedents. Professors Paulsen and Gerhardt will debate this provocative topic, with Professor Paulsen specifically arguing that "the doctrine of stare decisis is ... unconstitutional and dis-serves all of the rule-of-law values it is alleged to advance."

Recorded on October 25, 2007.

Appearing: Curtis Bradley, moderator ; Michael Paulsen (University of St. Thomas School of Law), panelist ; Michael Gerhardt (UNC-CH School of Law), panelist.

School Integration: Shifting the Policy Discussion After Parents Involved

Wake County lawyer Ann Majestic, education litigator Audrey Anderson (Hogan & Hartson), and Helen "Sunny" Ladd (Duke University - Public Policy) form a panel, moderated by policy professor Charlie Clotfelter, to discuss the policy impacts of the Supreme Court's recent decision on school integration. Sponsored by Hogan & Hartson, the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, the Education Law & Policy Society, and the Program in Public Law.

Recorded on September 06, 2007.

District of Columbia v. Heller: "The Right of the People to Keep & Bear Arms?"

Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and co-counsel for the plaintiff gun-owners in District of Columbia v. Heller, will discuss the legal issues implicated in the case and will then be available for questions. Heller, argued on 3/18, is the first Supreme Court case to seriously consider gun-ownership rights in the context of the Second Amendment since 1939. Sponsored by the Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law.

Recorded on March 24, 2008.

Full title: District of Columbia v. Heller: "The Right of the People to Keep & Bear Arms?".

Jordan Lorence | Seven Things the Establishment Clause Does Not Forbid

Jordan Lorence, Senior Vice President of the Alliance Defense Fund, speaks on "Seven Things the Establishment Clause Does NOT Forbid." Mr. Lorence has extensive experience in First Amendment law and religious liberties.

Recorded on January 15, 2008.

Full title: Seven Things the Establishment Clause Does Not Forbid.

Appearing: Jordan Lorence (Senior Vice President of the Alliance Defense Fund), speaker.

Todd Gaziano & Sara Sun Beale | The Criminalization of Almost Everything

The Duke Law Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law present The Criminalization of Almost Everything: Why Liberals and Conservatives Should be Alarmed, with Todd Gaziano, Director of the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Heritage Foundation, and Professor Sara Beale.

Recorded on February 18, 2008.

Full title: The Criminalization of Almost Everything: Why Liberals & Conservatives Should Be Alarmed.

Appearing: Sarah Campbell (Duke Law Student), host/introductions ; Todd Gaziano (Heritage Foundation), speaker ; Sara S. Beale (Duke Law), speaker.

David B. Sentelle | Bring 'Em Back Alive: Extraordinary Rendition in the War on Terror

Join Judge Sentelle, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, for an engaging discussion of extraordinary rendition in the War on Terror.

Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law.

Recorded on March 28, 2008.

Lecture titled: Bring 'Em Back Alive: Extraordinary Rendition in the War on Terror.

Appearing: Scott Silliman (Duke University School of Law), introduer; David Sentelle (U.S. Court of Appeals), speaker.

School Integration: Legal Implications of Parents Involved

Discussion of the legal implications of the Supreme Court's recent decision on school integration. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, the Education Law & Policy Society, and the Program in Public Law.

Recorded on September 05, 2007.

Full title: School Integration: Legal Implications of Parents Involved.

Appearing: Speakers: Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, Professor Neil Siegel, Anurima Bhargava of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Audrey Anderson (Hogan and Hartson), and Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity.

Free Market Environmentalism: A Non-Regulatory Approach to Environmental Stewardship

Terry Anderson from the Property and Environment Research Center, in Bozeman, MT, discusses market-based solutions to environmental issues such as endangered species and public lands management. [Author of Free Market Environmentalism]. Duke Law and Nicholas School Prof. Jim Salzman will facilitate a question and answer period.

Recorded on October 25, 2006.

Lecture titled: Free Market Environmentalism: A Non-Regulatory Approach to Environmental Stewardship.