Arguing Before the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his former colleague in the Solicitor General’s office, attorney Carter Phillips, talked about… read more

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his former colleague in the Solicitor General’s office, attorney Carter Phillips, talked about Supreme Court advocacy and deliberation. The conversation covered both sides of the bench with Justice Alito discussing what expectations he has of the arguments before him, and Carter Phillips talking about his strategy when presenting case to the Court. Mr. Phillips has argued 54 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Pepperdine University School of Law Dean Starr and Consitutional Law Professor Kmiec facilitated the conversation.

Opening remarks by Ken Starr included reflections on William French Smith, the 74th attorney general. Pepperdine University School of Law’s inaugural William French Smith Memorial Lecture on Law and the Judiciary was held in the Caruso Auditorium in Malibu. close

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Program ID:
200323-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Malibu, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 2007

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  • Aug 07, 2007 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 07, 2007 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2007 | 5:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 11, 2007 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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