Conference of Chief Justices

Chief Justice of the United States William Rehnquist joined the chief justices from state supreme courts around the nation at a conference… read more

Chief Justice of the United States William Rehnquist joined the chief justices from state supreme courts around the nation at a conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. They discussed differences in state and federal constitutional law. 

Chief Justice Rehnquist was introduced by Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leroy Hassell, Sr. Chief Justice Rehnquist spoke about the history of state Supreme Court justices being appointed to the federal Supreme Court. After his remarks, he joined a panel discussion with Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard, retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice Hans Linde, and Judge Roger Wollman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. close

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Conference of Chief Justices

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Program ID:
179264-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2003
Last Aired:
Nov 23, 2003

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  • Nov 22, 2003 | 6:54pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 2003 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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