Inaugural Opening of British Supreme Court

Queen Elizabeth II attended the official opening ceremony of the new Supreme Court composed of the former law lords who used to sit in the… read more

Queen Elizabeth II attended the official opening ceremony of the new Supreme Court composed of the former law lords who used to sit in the House of Lords. Lord Nicholas Phillips, who serves as the president of the British Supreme Court, escorted the Queen through the court’s chambers where she met with Supreme Court staffers and justices. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia were in attendance for the festivities. Following the tour, Lord Phillips and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown gave brief remarks to the crowd. close

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Inaugural Opening of British Supreme Court

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Program ID:
289500-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Oct 16, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2009

Airing Details

  • Oct 16, 2009 | 7:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 16, 2009 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 2009 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 2009 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 19, 2009 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 19, 2009 | 4:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2009 | 3:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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