Principles of Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonia Scalia and Stephen Breyer discussed their judicial philosophies of constitutional and statutory… read more

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonia Scalia and Stephen Breyer discussed their judicial philosophies of constitutional and statutory interpretation and how they reach their decisions. The two justices traded their views on the interpretation of the Constitution in a changing society, including topics such as the right to privacy, cruel and unusual punishment, and segregation in schools. Pete Williams moderated the discussion on stage.

“Principles of Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation: A Discussion Between Justice Antonin Scalia and Justice Stephen Breyer” was held by the Rehnquist Center at 11:30 a.m. MT in the Leo Rich Theater of the Tucson Convention Center. close

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

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289637-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Tucson, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Oct 31, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 5, 2009

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  • Oct 31, 2009 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2009 | 10:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 01, 2009 | 2:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 02, 2009 | 12:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2009 | 11:32pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 03, 2009 | 6:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2009 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2009 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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