US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: A Presentation on International Law

The Blum Center for Developing Economies Presents:

“International Law”

A presentation by US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, followed by a conversation with Dean Christopher Edley, UC Berkeley School of Law.

Stephen Breyer, born in San Francisco in 1938, is a graduate of Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard Law School. He taught law for many years at Harvard and has also worked as a Supreme Court law clerk, a Justice Department lawyer, an Assistant Watergate Special Prosecutor, and Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. In 1990 he was appointed an appellate court judge by President Carter. In 1994 he was appointed a Supreme Court Justice by President Clinton.

Sponsors: Blum Center for Developing Economies, International House

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First Day of Legal Gay Marriage In San Francisco

http://sanfranscene.blogspot.com/2008/06/rally-at-first-day-of-legal-gay.html – This video covers the events outside San Francisco City Hall involving the first day of legal same sex marriage in San Francisco. A historic news and politics event. I went with the objective of determining the opinions of people in the crowd.

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Curtis Caton – Rights and Fights: The Current Politics of Constitutional Law

Rights and Fights: The Current Politics of Constitutional Law
Curtis Caton
Tuesdays, 9:3011:30 am
Oct 6-Nov 10, 2009

What happens when social controversies ripen into lawsuits that reach the U.S. Supreme Court? We will cover the right of privacy in relation to abortion, gay rights, and post-9/11 governmental wire-tapping; environmental law and global warming; torture, extraordinary rendition, and the rights of enemy combatant detainees; school prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance and government aid to sectarian education; and problems posed by claims of executive privilege and the state secrets doctrine.

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Frickey Symposium – Plenary Session 1: Constitutional Law

Festschrift in honor of Philip Frickey, Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of Law, Berkeley Law Plenary Session 1 – Constitutional Law Moderator: Goodwin Liu, Professor of Law; Associate Dean, JD Program & Curriculum Planning; Co-Director, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity & Diversity, Berkeley Law Panelists: William Eskridge, Jr., John A. Garver, Professor of Jurisprudence, Yale Law School, Robert C. Post, David Boies Professor of Law, Yale Law School, Ernest A …

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