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Examining the Supreme Court Session Through the Lens of History [electronic resource]

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The Supreme Court's 2011-2012 term was dominated by high-impact decisions on health care, immigration, criminal sentencing, and more. NewsHour correspondent Judy Woodruff looks at how it all played out and examines the historical significance with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal and presidential historian Michael Beschloss. Origina?
Release Date
2012
Run Time
10 min.
Language
English
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • A Politically Charged Supreme Court Session (2:04)
  • An Historical Lesson (0:57)
  • Apolitical Court Session (1:12)
  • Damage of Perceived Court Bias (0:51)
  • Balancing States' and Government Interests (1:13)
  • Classifying Courts Politically (0:35)
  • An Exceptional Session (1:14)
  • Interest in Supreme Court Composition (1:25)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Recording Info
Broadcast date: July 04, 2012.
Publisher no.
53435 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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