Politics

Video: Put a Ring on It

July 8, 2010

Tobias Wolff of the Law School discusses the Defense of Marriage Act.

Bioethics Gets an Airing

July 7, 2010

President Amy Gutmann debates synthetic biology.

Article Source: Nature

Fix Social Security by Hiking Retirement Age

July 2, 2010

Olivia Mitchell of the Wharton School debates a proposed change to the Social Security retirement age.

Article Source: CBS Marketwatch

Spill Is Election Issue Far Beyond Gulf

June 29, 2010

Factcheck.org of the Annenberg Public Policy Center analyzes the veracity of political attack ads that cite the Gulf oil spill.

Article Source: New York Times

GOP Has Edge in Voter Enthusiasm

June 30, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the Tea Party’s effect on elections.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Audio: Kagan Confirmation Hearings

June 30, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School discusses the Elena Kagan confirmation hearings.

Politicians Find Political Wealth in Gulf Oil

June 26, 2010

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says the Gulf oil spill is an event likely to be used in political attack ads.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun
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Elena Kagan’s Senate Hearings

Expert:
Dr. Kermit Roosevelt
Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania
 

Credentials:
• Researches and teaches constitutional law and conflict of laws.
• Former clerk to Supreme Court Justice David Souter
• Author of “The Myth of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme
Court Decisions”