Attorney General Gonzales and Civil Liberties

Professor Tribe spoke on the topic “Two Invisible Constitutions, One Vanishing Attorney General and the Future of the Republic”… read more

Professor Tribe spoke on the topic “Two Invisible Constitutions, One Vanishing Attorney General and the Future of the Republic” at the Harvard Law School Worldwide Alumni Congress. He talked about Bush administration interpretations of the powers of the executive branch and criticized the administration for abuses of power in several instances. He talked about the decision to dismiss several U.S. attorneys of political reasons, violations of privacy in law enforcement investigations, and ways in which the administration had sought to circumvent traditional constitutional law. He also answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
199145-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 15, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 22, 2007

Airing Details

  • Jun 15, 2007 | 8:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2007 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2007 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 2007 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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