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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stephen G Breyer; Anthony M Kennedy; Sandra Day O'Connor; Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
|Language Note:||In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.|
|Credits:||Project of the Annenberg Foundaton Trust at Sunnylands.|
|Performer(s):||Stephen G. Breyer, Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (32 min., 12 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||What are the roles of the various kinds of judges in the U.S.? --
How is the Supreme Court different from other courts? --
The Supreme Court and the boundaries of the democratic process --
What is judicial independence? --
How do the courts ensure that unpopular people receive a fair trial? --
How do the courts prevent the majority from tyrannizing the minority? --
What are the reasons for judicial independence? --
What makes it possible for judges to make unpopular decisions? --
The law and the judicial oath as checks on the judiciary --
How does the Constitution protect judicial independence? --
What makes the Constitution work? --
How does the role of the judicial branch differ from that of the other two branches? --
Should state court judges be elected? --
What accounts for changes in presidential responses to Supreme Court rulings? --
Why does the public accept the rule of law in controversial cases? --
Why is the rule of law important? --
What is the greatest threat to judicial independence?
|Series Title:||Sunnylands seminars., Judicial branch.|
|Other Titles:||Judicial independence|
|Responsibility:||a project of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.|
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