Scholars & Scribes Review the Rulings: The Supreme Court's 2006-2007 Term
Recorded on July 11, 2007
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
The Supreme Court's 2006 Term is over - but the serious analysis
has just begun. How have John Roberts and Samuel Alito changed the
And then there are the rulings-and dissents-themselves. How will
the recent decisions on racial preferences affect student placement
practices in the nation's public school districts? Could we really
be headed for classroom "re-segregation"? Did Justice Kennedy's
concurring opinion provide some wiggle room for the continued used
of racial preferences?
Was the Court just following precedent when it upheld the
federal partial birth abortion ban, or does it allow Congress and
the States greater latitude to regulate abortions? Does the
Wisconsin Right to Life decision mark the beginning of the
end for the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law? And then there
are the decisions concerning religious liberty, global warming, and
the death penalty.
There's lots to talk about. Please join us at The Heritage
Foundation as two distinguished panels of scholars and Supreme
Court scribes analyze the latest term of the Supreme Court, its
Justices and its decisions.