University of California, Berkeley Law School Commencement Address

Attorney General Eric Holder gave the commencement address in the Hearst Greek Theatre to the 2013 graduating class of the University of… read more

Attorney General Eric Holder gave the commencement address in the Hearst Greek Theatre to the 2013 graduating class of the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Law. After giving congratulations and advice to the new lawyers, he spoke about policy matters. He defended the administration’s policy of prosecuting terror suspects in federal courts, including the Boston Marathon bombers. Other topics included Guantanamo Bay, tactics used to question suspects after the September 11, 2001, attacks, and the mistake of imprisoning Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor. close

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

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University of California, Berkeley Law School Commencement Address

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312705-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
May 31, 2013
Last Aired:
Jun 1, 2013

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  • May 31, 2013 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 01, 2013 | 1:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 01, 2013 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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