THE SUPREME COURT | Episode 1 Excerpt | PBS

“The key lesson of Marbury vs. Madison is: Don’t give important documents to your brother.” –Ernest A. Young, University of Texas at Austin Check out this preview of The Supreme Court airing on PBS January 31, 2007 (check local listings). Episode 1: One Nation Under Law examines the creation of the court and follows it through the brink of the Civil War, paying particular attention to the fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court — John Marshall — and to his successor, Roger Taney … PBS …

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The Path of Constitutional Law: Continuity Crossroads Crisis

The path of constitutional law has indeed run through the Nation’s most pivotal events and controversies—from the Civil War to the Cold War, from industrialization to the computer age, and from states’ rights to civil rights. How well has the Constitution mediated society’s most basic conflicts? What are the most important issues that remain unsettled in constitutional law? And can our Constitution be readily adapted to the challenges on the horizon? In this presentation from UC Berkeley School of Law, six of the nation’s top legal scholars address these questions and more. [10/2005] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 11153]

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Executive Orders from Hell! Why would an American President ever do this?

Some of these have been revoked. Let’s hope Obama
revokes them all.

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