Book Discussion on A Good Quarrel

The panelists talked about recent noteworthy U.S. Supreme Court cases that they had covered for their respective media outlets. They… read more

The panelists talked about recent noteworthy U.S. Supreme Court cases that they had covered for their respective media outlets. They all contributed to the book co-edited by Timothy Johnson, A Good Quarrel: America’s Top Legal Reporters Share Stories from Inside the Supreme Court, published by the University of Michigan Press. Each panelist presented the case that he had contributed to the book, which included Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow about the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, Planned Parenthood v. Casey about abortion rights, Bush v. Gore about Florida’s recount process, and Glickman v Wileman Brothers and Elliot, Inc. about produce growers being forced to pay a federally backed entity that markets their goods. They included audio clips of the oral arguments. Then they discussed topics including the manner, behavior, and questioning of justices, the importance and role of oral argument, and cameras in the courtroom. Paul Wahlbeck moderated. close

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Jun 20, 2009
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Dec 21, 2009

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