Judicial Independence

Judge Joan Lefkow spoke about judicial independence and the Separation of Powers. She mentioned the abortion issue, the use of threats… read more

Judge Joan Lefkow spoke about judicial independence and the Separation of Powers. She mentioned the abortion issue, the use of threats of impeachment of judges, military compliance with the Geneva Conventions, civil rights, two fatal attacks on the judiciary that occurred in recent years, and other topics.

Judge Lefkow was appointed to the U.S. District Court by President Clinton and confirmed in June 2000. close

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

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  • Joan H. Lefkow Judge U.S. District Court->Northern District of Illinois

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Judicial Independence

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2006

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  • Sep 24, 2006 | 2:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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