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Protected: Plenary 9: A Joinder of Inspiration and Greatness in Civil Rights Legislation: The Words of Lincoln and King on the Anniversaries of the Gettysburg Address and “I Have a Dream” Speech
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Protected: Break-out 12: Victims’ Rights, Sentencing Reform, and a Civilian-Military Dialogue on the Implementation of Criminal Justice Initiatives
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2021 AJEI Summit Panelist Bios
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Protected: Page-turners: How Judges Read in an E-filing Era
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Protected: Clients in the Courtroom: How In-House Counsel View Appeals & Appellate Courts
Protected: Hidden Cause, Visible Effect: Understanding the Supreme Court’s Shadow Docket
Protected: Writing from the Reader’s Perspective: How the English Language Really Works
Protected: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, How Do We Dismantle Our Bias After All?
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Protected: Curse or Blessing: How to Thrive Online Using Social Media in Today’s Legal World
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Protected: Storytelling for Advocates and Judges: How and Why We Should Incorporate Storytelling Techniques and Themes into our Work
Protected: War Crimes – From the Battlefield to the Courtroom
Protected: Preventing Wrongful Convictions by Ensuring the Reliability of Forensic Evidence
Protected: What Do Courts Do When Works of Faith Cross Works of Government
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Protected: Courage: The Seminal Virtue in Advocacy and Judging
Protected: Canons of Construction: What is Their Role, if Any, in Modern Jurisprudence?
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