Alito Supreme Court Nomination

During the scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” a panel discussion was held on… read more

During the scholar’s forum “Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.: An African-American Perspective,” a panel discussion was held on the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. The panelists discussed the nominee’s opinions as an appellate judge and service as an administration lawyer for former President Ronald Reagan. They concluded that Judge Alito would be hostile to civil rights advances, including voting rights, employment discrimination, affirmative action, and immigration. Following their remarks, they responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Mr. Douglas moderated the event. close

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  • Douglas, James Dean Florida A&M University->Law School
  • Green, David Associate Dean North Carolina Central University->Academic Affairs
  • Henderson, Wade Executive Director Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
  • Spearman, Leonard Executive Director (Former) Department of Education->White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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Program ID:
190574-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 5, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 6, 2006

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  • Jan 05, 2006 | 6:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2006 | 1:17pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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