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Judges testimony vs. performance on the bench : recent trends.

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Judges testimony vs. performance on the bench : recent trends.
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IZ0309.02
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Second of a three part series which focuses on the candidacy of Judge Clarence Thomas for the seat vacated by Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court.|JUDGES TESTIMONY VS. PERFORMANCE ON THE BENCH : RECENT TRENDS. SERIES: Supreme Court watch : the Thomas candidacy and the future of our Nation's highest court| no. 2 Second of a three part series which focuses on the candidacy of Judge Clarence Thomas for the seat vacated by Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court. Features: Haywood Burns, Dean of CUNY Law School| Faye Wattleton, Planned Parenthood| Audrey Feinberg| Frank Deale, National Conference of Black Lawyers| John Tresvina, Legal Counsel to Senator Pual Simon| Randolph Scott-McLoughlin, Associate Professor of Law| Charlene Trowers-Crowley, journalist. CONTENT: Compare the performances of justices during the hearing process and on the bench: why was Judge Bork rejected| what are the records of Justices Souter, Kennedy, O'Conner and Scalia| how does the Thomas nomination fit into the overall Reagan/Bush strategy to influence the future of the Federal judiciary, and what can we expect from Judge Thomas in the hearing process. BROADCAST: Satellite, 28 Aug. 1991.

Compare the performances of justices during the hearing process and on the bench: why was Judge Bork rejected; what are the records of Justices Souter, Kennedy, O'Conner and Scalia; how does the Thomas nomination fit into the overall Reagan/Bush strategy to influence the future of the Federal judiciary, and what can we expect from Judge Thomas in the hearing process.

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Satellite, 28 Aug. 1991.
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1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|29:00
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Dean of CUNY Law School
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Planned Parenthood
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National Conference of Black Lawyers
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Legal Counsel to Senator Pual Simon
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Associate Professor of Law
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journalist
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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