Life and Political Career of Abner Mikva
Abner Mikva talked about his service in all three branches of the federal government and his experiences in state government. After serving ten years in the Illinois House of Representatives, Abner Mikva was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1969. While serving in the House, Representative Mikva (D-IL) was appointed by President Carter to the D.C. Court of Appeals, where he served as Chief Judge from 1991-1994. He ended his political career as White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton from 1994 to 1995. close
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US Court of Appeals
Judge Abner Mikva and Judge Kenneth Starr talked about being appellate judges.
White House Counsel Appointment
President Clinton introduced Chief Judge Abner Mikva, U.S. Court of Appeals, Washington, DC, who is to become the new White House Counsel…
Judge Abner Mikva talked about the Fourteenth Amendment and its application in current cases.
Appeals Court Justices
Judge Mikva and Judge Starr discussed serving on the appeals court and answered questions from viewers.