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    New Republic investigates the rumors surrounding the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings of Judge Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court and the charges of sexual harrassment brought by law professor Anita Hill, Jan. 6, 1992.
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    Village Voice (New York) exposes the latest tactic of the religious right in its fight against gay and lesbian rights: the promotion of statewide ballot initiatives in six states that write anti-gay bias into law; the potential laws are based on the U.S. Supreme Court's Hardwick decision giving states special permission to discriminate against gays, June 2, 1992.
  • New York's 10 Worst Judges

    Village Voice (New York) profiles what it terms "New York's 10 Worst Judges," from state supreme court judges to housing and family courts; details incompetence, corruption, vindictiveness, ideological blindness, Sept. 15, 1992.
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    Financial World Magazine (New York) reports on IRS failure to collect on a multibillion-dollar decision from the U.S. Supreme Court regarding back taxes owed by several large corporations for fear that collection would bankrupt the companies; General Motors faces the largest tax adjustment at $654 million, Sept. 17, 1991.
  • Dramatic reading of testimonies of Angela Wright & Rose Jourdain

    KPFA-Radio (Berkeley, Calif.) reports on the testimony of two women about their experience working for then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in light of the Thomas/Hill hearings in the U.S. Senate, Nov. 18, 1991.
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    National Law Journal follows the efforts of several individuals who have lost legal battles before the U.S. Supreme Court, yet continue to fight on after the decision to make changes in the law, Feb. 25, 1991.
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    Los Angeles Daily Journal looks at the record of California Attorney General John Van de Camp and his high success in arguing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, July 9, 1990.
  • A Symbol-Minded Solution

    Tropic, Miami Herald Magazine looks at the controversial flag-desecration decision of the U.S. Supreme Court and the ramafications in its wake. --There is also a videocassette under the label 7252 that is titled "Life on Crack Ave."
  • "Caught In a Web of Politics, Power"

    This report chronicles the ordeal of top Justice Department lawyer Theodore Olson, who was involved in a dispute with Congress in 1983 over Environmental Protection Agency documents. After a three-year investigation into whether he lied when testifying before a House Judiciary Subcommittee, Olson was cleared of wrongdoing by a special prosecutor.
  • Dirty Money

    This report by the American Bankers Association looks at the impact of two Supreme Court decisions allowing the government to seize and freeze the assets of a defendant in a drug or racketeering case, even if those funds were to be used for retaining legal counsel; attorneys are up in arms over the issue.