Independent Counsel Investigations

American Bar Association hosted a panel discussion with counsel that had previously participated in investigations into government… read more

American Bar Association hosted a panel discussion with counsel that had previously participated in investigations into government officials including former Watergate investigator Earl Silbert and former Iran-Contra independent counsel Lawrence Walsh. They discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the current office of an independent counsel both in legal and political terms. The independent counsel statute allows the attorney general to select an outside attorney to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by executive branch officials. They also took questions from the audience. close

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Independent Counsel Investigations

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Program ID:
76995-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 25, 1996 | 12:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 30, 1996 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Nov 25, 1996 | 12:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 1996 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 1996 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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