Judicial Independence

Judge William Pryor and Thomas Wells discussed judicial independence. Judge Pryor spoke on his definition of judicial independence,… read more

Judge William Pryor and Thomas Wells discussed judicial independence. Judge Pryor spoke on his definition of judicial independence, cited three previous threats to judicial independence, and asserted that current threats are not serious. Mr. Wells argued that judicial independence is threatened, cited examples, and proferred an idea to improve the judicial nominee process. Mr. Whelan then moderated a discussion.

“Special Session: Judicial Independence Dialogue” was a program at the Federalist Society’s 2008 National Lawyers Convention, with a theme of “The People and the Judiciary.” close

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Program ID:
282525-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2008

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  • Nov 21, 2008 | 11:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2008 | 10:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 2008 | 5:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2008 | 8:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
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