Sylvia Law

Sylvia Law

For three decades, Law has been one of the nation's leading scholars in the fields of health law, women's rights, poverty, and constitutional law. She has played a major role in dozens of civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and in lower state and federal courts, and has testified before Congress and state legislatures on a range of issues. Wikipedia*

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Sylvia Law has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Senate Committee.

Appearances by Title:c. September 25, 1987 - Present Professor, New York University School of Law Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 5, Part 3

    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 5, Part 3

    A panel of witnesses from the legal profession opposed the confirmation of Judge Thomas for a variety of reasons including his judicial inexperience. Mr. Olsen, head of the…

  • Bork Nomination Day 9, Part 3

    Bork Nomination Day 9, Part 3

    Former secretary of education (1979-81) and former Federal Judge Hufstedler testified in opposition to the nomination. She maintained that the Supreme Court is in…

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