Last week, the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., organized a panel discussion on the major issues the U.S. Supreme Court will be tackling in the 2008-2009 term
"Issues include the constitutionality of a key provision of the Voting Rights Act; the FCC’s ban on broadcasting “dirty words”; and an unusual petition to reconsider the June 25 ruling that the rape of a child cannot by punished by death, in which the justices made a glaring factual error. (...)"
"The Judicial Issues Forum is a series of public discussions at Brookings on jurisprudence and the role of the courts. The Forum regularly hosts events that address the major legal and juridical debates and events of the day and weigh their potentially far-reaching implications."
[Source: Law Librarian Blog
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