William J. Brennan Jr.

William J. Brennan Jr.

William Joseph Brennan, Jr. was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1956 to 1990. As the seventh longest-serving justice in Supreme Court history, he was known for being a leader of the Court's liberal wing. Wikipedia*

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William J. Brennan Jr. has 20 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1966 Judicial Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1997 with four videos. Most appearances with Harry A. Blackmun (6), Thurgood Marshall (5), Byron R. White (5). Most common tags: Brennan, William, America and the Courts, Constitution.

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Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court c. October 16, 1956 - c. July 20, 1990 Videos: 20

Recent Appearances

  • Justice Brennan Body Arrival

    Justice Brennan Body Arrival

    Justice Brennan’s body arrived at the Supreme Court where it was scheduled to lie in repose for public viewing. Before the Great Hall of…

  • Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Shots of persons paying respects to Justice Brennan were shown. Viewers also talked about the life and legacy of Justice…

  • Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Justice Brennan Lying in Repose

    Shots of persons paying respects to Justice Brennan were shown.

  • Justice Brennan Profile

    Justice Brennan Profile

    The life and career of Justice Brennan, who died last week at the age of 91, is profiled. Justice Brennan served on the…

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