Bork Nomination Day 9, Part 5

The panel of law professors expressed opposition to the nomination. Professor Fiss called Bork’s judicial philosophy… read more

The panel of law professors expressed opposition to the nomination. Professor Fiss called Bork’s judicial philosophy -majoritarianism- because of its de-emphasis of individual liberties. Professor Grey addressed five Bork myths arising from the confirmation hearings. He concluded that Bork’s academic writing could not be separated from his probable actions as a Supreme Court justice, that Bork’s views have not changed, and that they were not tentative. Professor Resnik looked at Bork’s character as an appeals court judge and found it lacking. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Bork Nomination Day 9, Part 5

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Program ID:
10178-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 26, 1987

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  • Sep 26, 1987 | 2:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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