Supreme Court Term Review

Chief Justice Rehnquist talked about the recent U.S. Supreme Court term, focusing on some of the cases which were covered less in the media… read more

Chief Justice Rehnquist talked about the recent U.S. Supreme Court term, focusing on some of the cases which were covered less in the media including topics such as the 1st Amendment and invidious discrimination. He singled out Bailey vs. The U.S. as a case that got attention. It involved mandatory sentencing for firearm violations. Another was BMW vs. Gore, a case with excessive punitive damages and violated the due process clause. Other cases mentioned involved issues such as civil forfeiture and criminal prosecution, habeas reform statutes and how appeals are handled. close

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Supreme Court Term Review

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Program ID:
73313-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 1996 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 1996 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 29, 1996 | 9:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 1996 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 1996 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 1996 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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