First Amendment Rights Moot Court

Supreme Court Justice Scalia (Harvard Law, 1960) sat on a three-judge panel hearing the fictitious case of Fletcher v. Hermann. The mock… read more

Supreme Court Justice Scalia (Harvard Law, 1960) sat on a three-judge panel hearing the fictitious case of Fletcher v. Hermann.

The mock appellate hearing was based in part on a real Washington, DC case in which a libel suit was brought against a columnist by a

Marxist college professor who claimed an article by the columnist was

false and defamatory and cost him an appointment to chair his

school’s political science department. close

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

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  • Mark Batten Student Harvard University->Law School
  • Sam Ervin III Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->District of Columbia Circuit
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First Amendment Rights Moot Court

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Program ID:
612-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Moot Court
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 1987
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 1987

Airing Details

  • Dec 24, 1987 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 1987 | 8:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 1987 | 3:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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