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Nov 15

Federal Clerkship Training Academy

We will host our 2nd annual Federal Judicial Clerkship Training Academy on Feb. 26-28, 2020. The academy includes sessions on originalism, textualism, legal writing, and other legal matter, all aimed at preparing attendees to excel as clerks in the U.S. federal court system. We have already confirmed several prominent circuit court judges, law professors, and practitioners to serve as speakers. Applications are due Nov. 22.

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Nov 15

Index of Military Strength Finds Preparedness to Defend Homeland ‘Marginal’

The latest Index of U.S. Military Strength is a one-of-a-kind assessment, which unpacks American preparedness to achieve three primary goals by measuring U.S. military capacity, capability, and readiness. These metrics suggest that the United States must maintain a sufficiently sized and advanced military force that is ready to “fight tonight” if needed.

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Nov 14

A Conversation with Alex Flint and Alex Brill

In the 7th episode of Liberty & Justice for All, Heritage’s Jack Spencer and Paul Winfree talk with Alex Flint of the Alliance for Market Solutions and Alex Brill a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute about the carbon tax.

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Nov 13

What Happens if the House Impeaches Trump?

If the House of Representatives votes to impeach president Trump like they did with Clinton and Johnson, what happens next in the Senate? What will the media landscape be like? Listen to or read part one of Heritage's three part podcast series on impeachment. 

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Nov 8

SCOTUS 101: Supreme Couples

Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates discuss recent oral arguments, preview a new documentary about Justice Clarence Thomas, and answer a listener question about a case involving the infamous climate change "hockey stick" graph. Elizabeth also chats with Texas power couple Erin and Brett Busby. 

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Nov 7

Kay Coles James on Carly Fiorina's Podcast

Heritage President Kay Coles James joined Carly Fiorina on her "By Example" podcast to discuss the importance of collaborative leadership, diverse teams, and being willing to compromise on strategy but not on principles. "Kay Coles James isn't necessarily a household name in non-politically active families across America, but her influence and her incredible body of work have certainly touched everyone in one way or another." said Fiorina.

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