Congress, the Courts and the Constitution

Senator Clinton talked about how the Supreme Court legitimized Congress' powers and scope concerning civil rights legislation in the 1960s.… read more

Senator Clinton talked about how the Supreme Court legitimized Congress' powers and scope concerning civil rights legislation in the 1960s. She said that in recent decades the decisions from a handful of cases before the Court has revised the balance of the Separation of Powers in government by declaring some of Congress' laws unconstitutional. The American Constitution Society is a group of students and lawyers who seek “to counter the narrow conservative vision that today dominates legal debate” in classrooms and courtrooms. close

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  • Fauvre, David President American Constitution Society for Law and Policy->Georgetown Univ. Chapter
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Congress, the Courts and the Constitution

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Program ID:
169099-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2002
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2002

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  • Mar 15, 2002 | 5:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2002 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 24, 2002 | 3:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
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