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CD 347.7326 I
18 sound discs (ca. 1080 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Lecturer, Peter Irons of the University of California at San Diego.
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In three containers, each containing 6 audio CD's.
Guidebook covers material from all volumes.
A thirty-six lecture course that traces the development of the United States Supreme Court from its founding to the present, with a focus on the landmark cases that have reflected conflicts in American society.
Pt. 1. lecture 1. Personality and principle -- lecture 2. Shaping the Constitution and the Court -- lecture 3. Ratification and the Bill of Rights -- lecture 4. John Marshall takes control -- lecture 5. Impeachment, contract and federal power -- lecture 6. Roger Taney takes control -- lecture 7. A small pleasant-looking negro -- lecture 8. The Civil War amendments -- lecture 9. Separate but equal -- lecture 10. Two justices from Boston -- lecture 11. The laissez-faire court -- lecture 12. Clear and present danger.
Pt. 2. lecture 13. The Taft Court and the twenties -- lecture 14. Wins and losses for New Deal laws -- lecture 15. Court packing and constitutional revolution -- lecture 16. The New Dealers take control -- lecture 17. Beyond the reach of majorities -- lecture 18. Pearl Harbor and panic -- lecture 19. The Supreme Court and the Communist Party -- lecture 20. Thurgood Marshall, lawyer and justice -- lecture 21. Five Jim Crow schools and five cases -- lecture 22. The hearts and minds of black children -- lecture 23. War against the Constitution -- lecture 24. Earl Warren, politician to Chief Justice.
Pt. 3. lecture 25. We beg thy blessings -- lecture 26. You have the right to remain silent -- lecture 27. The Warren Court reshapes the Constitution -- lecture 28. Earl Warren leaves, Warren Burger arrives -- lecture 29. A right to privacy -- lecture 30. From abortion to Watergate -- lecture 31. The court faces affirmative action -- lecture 32. Down from the pedestal, out of the closet -- lecture 33. Burning flags and burning crosses -- lecture 34. Prayer and abortion return to the court -- lecture 35. One vote decides two crucial cases -- lecture 36. Looking back and looking ahead.
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1 streaming video file (21 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 11, 2009.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Interpreting the Constitution (1:10) -- The Origins of the Judicial Branch (2:36) -- The District Courts (2:13) -- The Supreme Court (1:27) -- Chief Justice (2:06) -- How Cases are Heard (2:10) -- Supreme Court Opinions (3:32) -- The State Court System (1:19) -- Judicial Review (3:11)
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September 24th, 1789 - the First United States Congress establishes the basic structure of the Federal Judiciary. With this act, the American legal system becomes an entity entwined with our fundamental notions of democracy and fair government, equal in power and authority to the Executive and Legislative branches. This program guides viewers through the history of the Judiciary and illustrates how it works in theory and practice. Topics include the main purposes of the Judicial branch - specifically, interpreting the law, determining if laws are unconstitutional, and applying the law to individual cases; the various divisions and levels of courts, such as lower, appellate, and specialized courts; the unique powers of the Supreme Court; summaries of famous Supreme Court cases; and more.
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