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A Look Back at the October Supreme Court 2007 Term - Event Audio/Video

Rachel Brand, R. Ted Cruz, Thomas C. Goldstein, Orin S. Kerr, Nelson Lund, Charles Rothfeld, Jan Crawford July 02, 2008

 The recently concluded Supreme Court term produced decisions on many important legal issues, including the DC gun ban, Guantanamo Bay prisoners, and the death penalty.  On Tuesday, July 1, the Federalist Society invited a panel of legal experts to discuss the recent term. [Watch now!]

ABA Watch August 2008

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August 06, 2008

ABA WatchIn this issue, we offer an overview of the ABA’s policy on gun control, offered in light of the recent decision in the Heller case. We also discuss an ethical issue concerning attorneys fees by the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility considered last Fall. We also profile several of the award winners at the ABA’s Annual Meeting. And, as in the past, we digest and summarize actions before the House of Delegates. [More]

ABA Watch February 2010

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February 05, 2010
ABA WatchIn this issue, we are pleased to offer an interview conducted over email with ABA President-Elect Stephen Zack, who will become president of the Association next summer.  We are publishing his responses unedited in this issue.  This issue also features a piece discussing the ABA’s policy regarding the Obama Administration’s decision to prosecute the five Guantanamo detainees accused of conspiring to commit the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.  And, as in the past, we digest and summarize actions before the House of Delegates. [More]

Address by Kenneth L. Wainstein - Event Audio/Video

International & National Security Law Practice Group
Kenneth L. Wainstein, Charles D. Stimson May 29, 2009
The Federalist Society's International & National Security Law Practice Group and the Heritage Foundation co-hosted this event at the Capital Visitor Center on May 28, 2009. These closing remarks were part of a conference on Counterterrorism and the Obama Administration. The address was given by The Hon. Kenneth L. Wainstein of O'Melveny & Myers LLP and former Assistant U.S. Attorney General for National Security. Introduction by Charles D. "Cully" Stimson, Senior Legal Fellow at the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation and former Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of Defense (Detainee Affairs).