Role of the Constitution

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy spoke at the 11th Circuit Judicial Conference in Asheville, NC, the theme of which was “The Bench and… read more

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy spoke at the 11th Circuit Judicial Conference in Asheville, NC, the theme of which was “The Bench and the Bar: Working for the Administration of Justice.” He spoke on the role of the Constitution in guarding the freedom of Americans since the American Revolution. He argued about the meaning of revolution, the creation of the system of government in the U.S. and the development of democracy in Eastern Europe. He also discussed the application of democratic principles to specific court cases. close

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Role of the Constitution

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Program ID:
20070-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Aug 3, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 1991

Airing Details

  • Aug 03, 1991 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 1991 | 8:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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