Supreme Court Review

Cases discussed: Richmond v. Croson questions an anti-discrimination law enacted by the city of Richmond. Croson, a contractor, claims that… read more

Cases discussed: Richmond v. Croson questions an anti-discrimination law enacted by the city of Richmond. Croson, a contractor, claims that a minority subcontractor was dropped because he lacked qualifications, and not on racial grounds. Mistretta v. U.S. questions whether or not the U.S. Sentencing Commission, being composed of judges that set sentencing guidelines, is too legislative in nature for the judicial branch. Ft. Wayne Books v. Indiana and Ronald W. Sappenfield v. Indiana deal with possible consitutional violations in the closing of an adult bookstore under RICO laws. Patterson v. McClean Credit Union is a civil rights case charging that racial harassment was involved in the dismissal of Ms. Patterson from her employment. Attorneys and others involved in these cases are interviewed. close

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First Aired:
Oct 08, 1988 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 08, 1988 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Oct 08, 1988 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 08, 1988 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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