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Maryland Supreme Court Experts Available

The University of Maryland has a number of experts who can comment about the Senate hearings into the nomination of Judge John Roberts Jr. as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court Nominee Could Play Key Role in Religious Expression Cases

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Melissa Rogers, visiting professor of religion and public policy in the Wake Forest University Divinity School, says President Bush's Supreme Court nominee, John G. Roberts, could play a pivotal role in cases related to government-sponsored religious displays and expression.

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Experts Available for Supreme Court Stories

Wake Forest University experts from a variety of areas are available to provide comment on issues related to the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the process for nomination and approval of her successor. These sources can also comment on Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

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Time Is Right for Bush to Nominate 'Extreme' Supreme Court Candidate

If history is any guide, the timing may be right for President Bush to nominate a hard-line conservative for the Supreme Court, according to University at Buffalo political scientist Mark Hurwitz, Ph.D., an expert on the judicial process.

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States May Become Constitutional Battlegrounds Over Civil Liberties

Constitutional battles over civil liberties could intensify at the state level -- continuing a more than two-decade-long trend -- if the Supreme Court becomes more conservative under President Bush, according to University at Buffalo Law Professor James A. Gardner.

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Rehnquist's Legacy: Efforts to Limit Federal Powers, Dissent in Roe v. Wade

If Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist soon retires from the bench because of thyroid cancer -- as many speculate he will -- he will leave behind a legacy as "a strong chief justice, generally well-liked by his brethren," according to a Supreme Court expert at the University at Buffalo.

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The Truce May Be Over

In May, Senate Democrats and Republicans called an uneasy truce in their war over judicial nominations, narrowly avoiding a filibuster showdown. But that ceasefire may have ended with the retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

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Experts Comment on Justice O'Connor, Future of Supreme Court

University of Maryland experts are weighing in on the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Although not unexpected, the resignation presents some political complications for President Bush.

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Grokster Ruling Is Good, Bad News for Copyright Law

The Supreme Court's decision in MGM v. Grokster offers both good news and bad news for copyright law and followers of new technologies, like P2P, according to Shubha Ghosh, professor of law at the University at Buffalo and an expert on intellectual property and cyberspace law.

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National CyberEducation Project Launched as Grokster Decision Approaches

As the Supreme Court decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster approaches, the National CyberEducation Project launches. The School of Law project hopes to stimulate discussion of intellectual property rights -- primarily about the unauthorized file-sharing of music and movies -- at college and university campuses.







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