Judicial Independence

On October 17, 2005, a symposium titled “Bench Press: The Collision of Media, Politics, Public Pressure, and an Independent… read more

On October 17, 2005, a symposium titled “Bench Press: The Collision of Media, Politics, Public Pressure, and an Independent Judiciary” was held at the JW Marriott Hotel. The symposium focused on the process, debate, and discussion surrounding the appointment of judges, with a focus on Supreme Court nominations.

During the opening morning panel, which was moderated by Professor Dolak, participants discussed “Lessons Learned from the Supreme Court Confirmation Process: Is the System Broken?” Following the panel, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Welcoming remarks were given by Chancellor Cantor. close

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

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  • Nancy Cantor Chancellor Syracuse University
  • Lisa Dolak Senior Associate Dean Syracuse University->College of Law
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Program ID:
189373-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 19, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 18, 2005 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 19, 2005 | 8:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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