America and the Courts

Justice Stevens addressed the Chicago Bar Association on the topic of judicial activism. His speech followed the presentation of the… read more

Justice Stevens addressed the Chicago Bar Association on the topic of judicial activism. His speech followed the presentation of the CBA’s annual John Paul

Stevens Award. 

America and the Courts also included a reshowing of President Bush’s October 30 speech from the East Room of

the White House. In a 16-minute speech just before the November 5 midterm elections,

he outlined an administration plan to expedite the consideration of judicial

nominees.

Also included was a video clip of an October 30 Washington Journal segment. Judge Diana Murphy, the chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission and a judge on the 8th

Circuit Court of Appeals, took calls from viewers on the role of the U.S.

Sentencing Commission in developing guidelines for sentencing in federal

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

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Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 9, 2002
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2002

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  • Nov 09, 2002 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2002 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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