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Clinton / Federal Judges #144236

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 31, 1993
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Tim O'Brien) The prospects for President Clinton in dealing with and changing the federal judiciary examined. [Ethics and Public Policy Center Terry EASTLAND - says it prevents the appointment of more conservative Supreme Court judges.] Clinton said wanting to appoint justice who will support the Roe versus Wade defense of abortion; the two justices most likely to retire mentioned. [Harvard law school professor Kathleen SULLIVAN - comments on the lower federal judiciary.] Four groups of issues on which the court is strongly divided outlined. Jimmy Carter noted the only four-year president not to appoint a Supreme Court justice.

Reporter(s):
O'Brien, Tim;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:02:10

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