Supreme Court Review

Cases discussed: Sable Communications v. FCC challenges whether “dial-a-porn” services can be banned by… read more

Cases discussed: Sable Communications v. FCC challenges whether “dial-a-porn” services can be banned by Congress. Browning-Ferris v. Kelco disputes the awarding of punitive damages in a civil case. (See Supreme Court Review, 12/10/88) Webster v. Reproductive Health Services challenges the opinion of Roe v. Wade. A speech recently given at the Campbell School of Law by Sarah Weddington, attorney in the 1973 case, is shown. Washington Legal Foundation v. Justice Dept. is an effort to eliminate the closed-door decision-making process of the American Bar Assn. in rating lawyers. These ratings are used by the Justice Dept. in selecting federal judges. An interview with Robert Raven gives insight into the role of the ABA. Also, journalists interview Mr. Frey, Mr. Hemley, Mr. Kamenar and Sen. Grassley. close

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First Aired:
Apr 22, 1989
Last Aired:
Apr 24, 1989

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  • Apr 22, 1989 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 1989 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 1989 | 6:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1989 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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