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H. Jefferson Powell

The Constitutionality of Federal Detention of Sexually Dangerous Persons: A Fourth Circuit Case

Attorneys representing individuals detained under a federal law as sexually dangerous persons discuss the case in which the Fourth Circuit invalidated as unconstitutional the relevant federal statute. Professor H. Jefferson Powell provides counterarguments and commentary.

Recorded on February 24, 2009.

Full title: The Constitutionality of Federal Detention of Sexually Dangerous Persons: A Fourth Circuit Case.

Appearing: H. Jefferson Powell, Jane Pearce and two unidentified panelists.

Election 2000: What Happens Next?

A discussion about the 2000 presidential election and the Supreme Court challenge, the lawsuits contesting the election in Florida, the role of the Florida legislature, and what may happen when Congress convenes to count votes in January.

Recorded on November 29, 2000.

Appearing: William Van Alstyne, Tom Rowe, Jeff Powell and Chris Schroeder, speakers.

Conference on the Public Domain | Constitutionalizing the Public Domain

Panel discussion entitled "Constitutionalizing the Public Domain" featuring: Yochai Benkler, William Van Alstyne, H. Jefferson Powell, Jed Rubenfeld, Larry Lessig.

Recorded on November 10, 2001.

Panel titled: Constitutionalizing the Public Domain.

Conference title: Conference on the Public Domain 2001.

Appearing: Yochai Benkler (New York University Law School), panelist ; William Van Alstyne (Duke Law School), panelist ; H. Jefferson Powell (Duke Law School), panelist ; Jed Rubenfeld (Yale Law School), panelist ; Larry Lessig (Stanford Law School), moderator.

LENS Conference 2014: LAWshaping in National Security | Presidential Power & National Security

Panelists with extensive expertise in the legal academy and the executive branch discuss the intersection of executive power and national security law.

Moderator: Prof. Maggie Lemos, Duke Law School
Prof. Christopher Schroeder, Duke Law School
Prof. H. Jefferson Powell, Duke Law School
Prof. Neil Kinkopf, Georgia State University College of Law

Panel title: Presidential Power & National Security

Recorded as part of the 2014 LENS Conference: LAWshaping in National Security: The Past, the Progress, and the Path Ahead.

God Talk Religious Speech in Public Discourse

A panel discussion on contemporary issues and enduring quandaries regarding the dangers and benefits of religious speech in public discourse in the United States.

Recorded on March 05, 2007.

Appearing: Speakers: Dr. J.D. Greear (Lead Pastor, Summit Church, Durham, NC), Dr. Stanley Hauerwas (Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics, Duke Divinity School), Professor Howard Lesnick (Jefferson B. Fordam Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School), and Dr. H. Jefferson Powell (Professor of Law, Duke Law School).

Possibilities and Perils: The Role of Faith in Public Life

January 15, 2009 - Does the First Amendment protect public advocacy from the pulpit? What about prayer at a public, secular event? Is the religious rhetoric often used by political leaders inherently divisive, or can it serve a unifying purpose? Professors Guy-Uriel Charles and H. Jefferson Powell explore the role of religion in public life and the role of religious leaders in politics, from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Reverends Rick Warren and Jeremiah Wright. Event was part of Duke University's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.