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    United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings…

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    Thurgood Marshall Nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

    A portion of a June 1967 Universal Newsreel about the nomination of civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court shows various clips of Mr. Marshall, including with…

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    Retirement of Justice Marshall

    In the East Conference room of the United States Supreme Court, Justice Thurgood Marshall responded to reporters' questions and comments about his retirement from the Court. With good…

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    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services Oral Arguments

    Attorneys made oral arguments in the 1989 case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Then Missouri Attorney General William Webster argued the case for the respondents. Frank…

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    Roe v. Wade 1971 Oral Argument

    Attorneys presented oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark abortion case Roe. v. Wade. Sarah Weddington argued for Roe, the pseudonym for a Texas woman who sought…

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    Roe v. Wade 1972 Oral Arguments

    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973, in Roe vs. Wade made laws outlawing a woman’s right to abortion unconstitutional. Ms. Weddington and…

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    New York Times v. United States

    Following a taped interview with Professor Irons about the case, the audio transcript of arguments in New York Times v. United States was heard. The case involved the federal…

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    Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Service

    Several Washington officials spoke at the memorial service for the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The speakers lauded Justice Marshall’s pioneering work for civil…

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    Justice Marshall Lying in Repose

    Justice Thurgood Marshall was laid in repose in the great hall of the Supreme Court building. Current justices of the Supreme Court were present along with family and friends of…

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    New Members Swearing-In

    Thurgood Marshall, Thomas Foley, and Bill Cosby gave short remarks before the ceremonial swearing in of the new members of the Black Congressional Caucus.

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    Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall

    The Congressional Black Caucus honored the influential former civil rights lawyer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who argued the landmark 1954 desegregation case Brown v.…

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    Justice Marshall Receives National Bar Association Award

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall shared his personal remembrances and experiences in the legal profession as he accepted the Jurist of the 20th Century Award from the Judicial…

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    Supreme Court and the Constitution

    Current and past Justices talked about the duty of the Supreme Court. Legal reporters and C-SPAN looked at the Supreme Court.

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