The Role of the Judiciary

Justice Antonin Scalia talked about his views on the judiciary and originalism, the belief that courts should interpret a constitution… read more

Justice Antonin Scalia talked about his views on the judiciary and originalism, the belief that courts should interpret a constitution according to the intent of the drafters and ratifiers. Following his remarks, he responded to audience members' questions.

This was the closing address of the Federalist Society’s 2008 National Lawyers Convention, with a theme of “The People and the Judiciary.” close

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The Role of the Judiciary

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Program ID:
282547-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2008

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  • Nov 27, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 20, 2008 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2008 | 2:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
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