Supreme Court Justices Confirmation Hearings

America and the Courts highlighted how Supreme Court nominees answered questions from Senators on the Judiciary Committee during their… read more

America and the Courts highlighted how Supreme Court nominees answered questions from Senators on the Judiciary Committee during their confirmation hearings. This program includes:

On Civil Rights: Associate Justice William Rehnquist at his hearing to be confirmed as Chief Justice in July 1986 and Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg at her confirmation hearing in July 1993.

On the Death Penalty: Judge Anthony Kennedy in December 1987 and Judge Stephen Breyer in July 1994.

On the First Amendment: Judge Antonin Scalia in August 1986.

On the Right to Bear Arms: Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg in July 1993.

On Roe v. Wade: Judge Antonin Scalia in August 1986 and Judge Clarence Thomas in September 1991. close

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

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Supreme Court Justices Confirmation Hearings

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188672-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 4, 2005

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  • Sep 03, 2005 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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