Justice Brennan's Tenure on the Court
Two former law clerks and a Supreme Court journalist spoke about the tenure of Justice William Brennan. Former clerks, Dennis Lyons and Abraham Sofaer talked about Justice’s influence on civil rights and constitutional law during his long career on the high court. Journalist Elder Witt spoke about Brennan’s ability to persuade and influence his fellow Justices. Witt also said Brennan’s opinions on gender discrimination moved women’s rights forward significantly. close
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- Dennis Lyons Law Clerk (Former) U.S. Supreme Court->Brennan, W., Justice
Abraham D. Sofaer Legal Adviser (Former) Department of State
Elder Witt Editor Guide to U.S. Supreme Court
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