Shaping the Modern Supreme Court

Panelists talked about the modern history of the Supreme Court and the creation and use of labeling techniques for justices during the… read more

Panelists talked about the modern history of the Supreme Court and the creation and use of labeling techniques for justices during the nomination phase, “judicial activism” being an example. They discussed case studies of failed judicial nominations. They talked about the changes in perception and authority of the Supreme Court.

Only the first portion of the panel discussion is included.

“Shaping the Modern Court: Presidents Truman through Clinton” was the second panel of “The Presidency and the Supreme Court,” which was the second national conference sponsored by the nation’s twelve Presidential Libraries, their foundations, and the National Archives. close

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

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  • Kalman, Laura Professor University of California, Santa Barbara->History
  • Totenberg, Nina Correspondent National Public Radio->Legal Affairs
  • Weinstein, Allen Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Program ID:
202051-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Hyde Park, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2007

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  • Dec 29, 2007 | 6:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2007 | 2:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
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