America and the Courts

America and the Courts has two parts. Assistant Attorney
General Dinh talks about the federal
judicial selection process and the role… read more

America and the Courts has two parts. Assistant Attorney

General Dinh talks about the federal

judicial selection process and the role of the Department of Justice in

filling judicial vacancies. One of the major functions of his office is to assist the president and the attorney general in filling

judicial vacancies for the federal bench, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Assistant Attorney General Dinh also discusses his personal story of

traveling from Vietnam to the United States as a child. 

Justice Kennedy spoke at the Boston

Bar Association annual Law Day dinner about

the relationship of American history and the law as well as the response of

the judiciary after the events of September 11. Justice Kennedy initiated

the “Dialogue on Freedom” program in an effort to mobilize judges and

lawyers to visit American high schools to discuss values and civic

traditions. He shares some of his personal experiences on what he has heard

in classrooms around the country. close

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Program ID:
170035-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2002
Last Aired:
May 12, 2002

Airing Details

  • May 11, 2002 | 6:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2002 | 6:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1