Legitimacy of Courts

Judge Buckley delivered the luncheon address on the topic, "The Courts: A Question of Legitimacy." He focused on “judicial… read more

Judge Buckley delivered the luncheon address on the topic, "The Courts: A Question of

Legitimacy." He focused on “judicial activism” and its ramifications in the current system

of justice. He theorized that a court loses its legitimacy when it rules outside the

bounds of its constitutional powers. He also responded to audience questions. close

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

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  • James L. Buckley Senior Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->District of Columbia Circuit
  • Douglas R. Cox Deputy Assistant Atty. General (Former) White House

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Legitimacy of Courts

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Program ID:
156874-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 2000

Airing Details

  • May 02, 2000 | 5:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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