Justice Brennan's Tenure on the Court

Last summer Justice William Brennan resigned from the Supreme Court for health reasons. Mr. Sofaer, counsel for the Department of State, and Mr.… read more

Last summer Justice William Brennan resigned from the Supreme Court for health reasons. Mr. Sofaer, counsel for the Department of State, and Mr. Lyons discussed the former Justice’s judicial career. Ms. Witt compared Justice Brennan to former Justice Joseph Story, who also served on the Court for thirty-four years, (1812-1845). The Gideon v. Wainwright case was discussed, along with other major cases that Justice Brennan influenced. close

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Justice Brennan's Tenure on the Court

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15507-1
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Interview
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First Aired:
Dec 29, 1990 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 1990 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 29, 1990 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 29, 1990 | 11:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 1990 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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