Separation of Powers

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Corporate Money's Influence in Washington
New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story examining corporations and their influence in Washington.
March 13, 2014 : 38 min. 10 sec.

Executive Power and Recess Appointments
Law professors debated the constitutionality of a president's power to make appointments when the Senate is in recess.
January 10, 2014 : 1 hr. 28 min.

Presidential Powers and the Constitution
Legal scholars testified on the constitutionality of some of President Obama’s uses of executive branch powers.
December 3, 2013 : 3 hr. 1 min.

Role of Courts in Democracy
A panel of legal scholars examined the proper role of courts in upholding a constitutional democracy.
May 1, 2012 : 1 hr. 42 min.

Congress and the Supreme Court
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy hosted a panel on the U.S. Supreme Court and its interpretation of congressional statutes and legislative intent.
June 19, 2010 : 1 hr. 38 min.

House Debates Health Care Bill
During a special weekend session, members of the U.S. House of Representatives debate the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
November 7, 2009 : 7 min.

President Obama’s Health Care Address
During a joint session of Congress held at the United States Capitol, President Barack Obama outlines parts of his health insurance reform plan.
September 9, 2009 : 5 min.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Retires
President Obama announces the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and discusses the process for selecting a Justice to replace him.
May 1, 2009 : 6 min.

Judicial Independence
Chief Justice John Roberts addresses the independence of the judiciary during a question and answer session at the University of Arizona Law School in Tucson, Arizona.
April 4, 2009 : 6 min.

House Debate on Legislation to Tax Bonuses on TARP Recipients
Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) and Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) debate legislation that taxes bonuses paid to employees of AIG and other companies that receive government bailout funds
March 19, 2009 : 5 min.
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