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Our constitution : a conversation.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication Info[Philadelphia, PA?] : Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, 2005.
Description1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorO'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-
Other author/creatorBreyer, Stephen G., 1938-
Other author/creatorAnnenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
Other author/creatorAnnenberg Public Policy Center.
Series Sunnylands seminars. Judicial branch
Sunnylands seminars. Judicial branch. ^A720078
Contents Introduction -- Teaching the Constitution -- Why have a constitution? -- Helping to solve problems -- The power of precedent -- Moral values/Decision-making -- Separation of powers -- Relevance today -- Federalism -- Individual liberty vs. security -- Most influential cases -- Court decision making -- Conclusion.
Abstract United States Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer talk about the Constitution with high school students and discuss why we have and need a constitution, what federalism is, how implicit and explicit rights are defined and how separation of powers ensures that no one branch of government obtains too much power.
Local noteLittle-305131036195.
General notePrepared for Constitution Day 2005.
General note"Sunnylands seminars, the judicial branch."--Container.
General note"Created by the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageSubtitled in English and French.
LanguageSubtitled in English and Spanish.

Available Items

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Joyner Compact DVDs KF4550 .O97 2005 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold
Joyner Compact DVDs KF4550 .O97 2005 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold