Rehnquist's Impeachment Gavel; Race and Corporate Law World

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Rehnquist's Impeachment Gavel; Race and Corporate Law World
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(14 Minutes) Rehnquist's Impeachment Gavel Supreme Court Chief William Rehnquist will preside over the Sentate impeachment trial of President Clinton, if it happens. Rehnquist has actually written a book on two such trials called "Grand Inquest," which might lend some insight into how he would conduct the historic proceeding. Burt Neuborne, law professor, reviews his book in the latest issue of the Nation. GUEST: Burt Neuborne, John Poneroy Professor of Law and Legal Director at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School. (28 Minutes) Race and Corporate Law World Story about Larry Mungin who sued law firm, Datten Muchin, Davis for race discrimination and was awarded 2.5 million dollar by a jury. A three judge appellate panel entirely reversed the verdict. Two white Republican judges ruled that no reasonable judge could have found discrimination. The black chief judge of the appeals court dissented. GUEST: Larry Mungin, corporate lawyer who won the largest verdict in a discrimination case involving a black lawyer and a large corporate firm. GUEST: Paul Barrett, legal reporter for the Wall Street Journal, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for beat reporting 1997.

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January 4, 1999
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January 4, 1999
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