Abner J. Mikva

Abner Joseph Mikva was an American politician, federal judge, and legal scholar. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

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Abner J. Mikva has 39 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Interview as a Judge for District of Columbia Circuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals. The year with the most videos was 1995 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1988 with an average of 1,129 views per program. Most appearances with John E. Sexton (4), Robert W. Kastenmeier (3), Lloyd Cutler (3). Most common tags: Constitution, Separation of powers, Civil Rights.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1996 - Present Visiting Professor, University of Chicago Law School

Videos: 1 c. July 24, 2008 - Present Board Member, House Office of Congressional Ethics

Videos: 0 c. February 28, 2007 - Present Member, National War Powers Commission, University of Virginia

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Counsel, White House c. October 1, 1994 - c. November 1, 1995 Videos: 17 Chief Judge, District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals c. January 21, 1991 - c. September 14, 1994 Videos: 2 Co-Bureau Chief, Citizens for the Constitution c. June 17, 1997 - c. October 10, 1997 Videos: 1 Commissioner, Cmsn. on Jud. Indep. and Sep. of Powers, American Bar Association c. December 13, 1996 - c. June 17, 1997 Videos: 1 Judge, District of Columbia Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals c. September 26, 1979 - c. September 19, 1994 Videos: 15 U.S. Representative, D-IL 2nd January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1973 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-IL 10th January 3, 1975 - December 16, 1980 Videos: 0

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