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