Supreme Court Landmark Case Brandenburg v. Ohio

Constitutional scholars Katie Fallow and Nadine Stossen talked about the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision in Brandenburg v. Ohio. In… read more

Supreme Court Landmark Case Brandenburg v. Ohio Constitutional scholars Katie Fallow and Nadine Stossen talked about the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision in Brandenburg v. Ohio. In the case the justices overturned the hate speech conviction of Clarence Brandenburg, an Ohio Ku Klux Klan leader, on the grounds that the state law violated the First Amendment. The guests also responded to viewer questions and comments.

A clip was shown of an interview with Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) speaking about her experience working as a lawyer for Clarence Brandenburg. Audio clips from some of the oral argument in the case was played. Another clip featured former Justice Antonin Scalia and Delegate Norton talking about free speech in American society. close

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440874-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2018 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2018 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 16, 2018 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 16, 2018 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2018 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2018 | 12:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2018 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 21, 2018 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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