The U.S. Supreme Court

Three authors who have written or edited books on the U.S. Supreme Court held a roundtable discussion. Among the topics they discussed… read more

Three authors who have written or edited books on the U.S. Supreme Court held a roundtable discussion. Among the topics they discussed were the upcoming confirmation hearings for Judge Samuel Alito, the judicial calendar of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts, the legacy of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, and the history and politics of Supreme Court appointments.

Professor Bradley and Mr. Tomlins participated by remote video feed. The program included video footage of other authors who have written about the Supreme Court including Mark Levin, the author of Men in Black: How the Supreme Court is Destroying America, published by Regnery Publishing; Michael Comiskey, the author of Seeking Justices: The Judging of Supreme Court Nominees, published by the University Press of Kanasas; and Kevin Ring, the author of Scalia Dissents: Writings of the Supreme Court’s Wittiest, Most Outspoken Justice, published by Regnery Publishing, Inc.

Lee Epstein, distinguished university professor of political science as well as professor of law at Washington University, is the co-author of Advice and Consent: The Politics of Judicial Appointments, published by Oxford University Press. Craig Bradley, former clerk to Justice William Rehnquist, 1975-76, is the editor of The Rehnquist Legacy, published by Cambridge University Press. Christopher Tomlins is the editor of The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice, published by Houghton Mifflin and co-author of Advice and Consent: The Politics of Judicial Appointments, published by Oxford University Press. close

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

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190596-1
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Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 7, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2006

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  • Jan 07, 2006 | 11:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2006 | 10:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2006 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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