Judicial Independence

In its second hearing, the A.B.A. Commission on Judicial Independence and Separation of Powers heard testimony from judges, attorneys, law… read more

In its second hearing, the A.B.A. Commission on Judicial Independence and Separation of Powers heard testimony from judges, attorneys, law professors and other legal experts concerning the meaning and exercise of judicial independence from the legislative and executive branches. The witnesses testified about various threats to judicial independence, such as reducing the terms of federal judges and allowing legislatures to overturn judicial rulings in some cases. close

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  • John Domino Director American Judicature Society->Programs
  • John Driscoll Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Robert W. Kastenmeier Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Robert A. Katzmann Visiting Fellow Brookings Institution
  • Johnny Killian Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Edward Madeira Chairman American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Daniel Meador Professor Emeritus University of Virginia->School of Law
  • Abner J. Mikva Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Theodore B. Olson Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Andrea Ordin Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • Norma Shapiro Judge U.S. District Court->Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Daniel Troy Attorney District of Columbia
  • David Wagoner Commissioner American Bar Association->Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers
  • John M. Walker Jr. Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->Second Circuit
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Judicial Independence

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Program ID:
77324-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 1996

Airing Details

  • Dec 13, 1996 | 9:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 14, 1996 | 3:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 1996 | 2:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
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