Supreme Court Mistakes: Buck v. Bell

Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium exploring the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes. Among the cases… read more

Pepperdine University Law School hosted a symposium exploring the worst United States Supreme Court mistakes. Among the cases discussed was Buck v. Bell, which in 1927 upheld compulsory sterilization of the unfit, including the mentally retarded.

“Supreme Mistakes: Exploring the Most Maligned Decisions in Supreme Court History” was a Pepperdine Law Review Symposium. close

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Supreme Court Mistakes: Buck v. Bell

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Malibu, California, United States
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May 28, 2011
Last Aired:
May 29, 2011

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  • May 28, 2011 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 1:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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