Writing Judicial Opinions

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was joined in conversation about standards of excellence in legal reasoning and how the law’s… read more

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was joined in conversation about standards of excellence in legal reasoning and how the law’s coherence is principally advanced or impeded in opinion writing. Topics included judicial role, the purpose of opinion writing, and confidentiality of private deliberations. Douglas Kmiec moderated.

“Lawyering and the Craft of Judicial Opinion Writing” was “The Second Conversation with Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. on the Law of the Constitution” at Pepperdine University School of Law. close

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

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Malibu, California, United States
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Aug 2, 2008
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Aug 3, 2008

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  • Aug 02, 2008 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 03, 2008 | 1:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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