Supreme Court 2004-2005 Term

Former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson delivered his annual address and commentary on the 2004-2005 Supreme Court term to the… read more

Former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson delivered his annual address and commentary on the 2004-2005 Supreme Court term to the Federalist Society. He focused on the make-up of the court throughout history and the pivotal role that Justice Sandra Day O’Connor has played as a swing vote, the history of dissenting and concurrent opinions, and the influence of foreign nations on the law. He talked about some of the most significant cases of the term including: securities fraud, sentencing guidelines, medical marijuana, eminent domain, and religious displays. He also commented on memorable moments in the term and on the nomination process for a replacement for Justice O’Connor. He responded to a few questions from members of the audience. close

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Supreme Court 2004-2005 Term

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Program ID:
187531-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 8, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2005

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  • Jul 08, 2005 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 2005 | 11:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 2005 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 10, 2005 | 2:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 2005 | 4:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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