Contempt of Court

Mr. Curriden talked about his book, Contempt of Court: The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism, published by… read more

Contempt of Court Mr. Curriden talked about his book, Contempt of Court: The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched 100 Years of Federalism, published by Faber and Faber. The author explained that the book is really the story of the two black lawyers who defended their client, Ed Johnson, against a rape charge in Tennessee in 1906. His case would have been the first criminal case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, but Johnson was lynched before the case could be heard. The case influenced Sixth Amendment rulings and increased the power of federal courts. After his prepared remarks Mr. Curriden responded to questions from the audience. close

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Contempt of Court

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 08, 2000 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 21, 2003 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 08, 2000 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2000 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 2000 | 7:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2002 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2002 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2002 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2002 | 8:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2002 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2002 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 17, 2003 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2003 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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