Law School to Host Screening of Documentary with Rare Interviews of Supreme Court Justices


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New York, Sept. 25, 2009 – A documentary from C-SPAN that features rare interviews with current and retired Supreme Court justices will get an advance screening at Columbia Law School on Sept. 30.
“The Supreme Court: Home to America’s Highest Court” will be shown in Jerome Greene Hall, 435 West 116th St., Room 106, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The 85-minute documentary, which will air on C-SPAN Oct. 4, also features a tour of the Court, including to rooms accessible only to the justices and their staff.
The day before the screening, C-SPAN will bring to the Law School its Civics Bus, which will park across 116th Street from Jerome Greene Hall from 10 a.m.-noon. The bus, which doubles as a mobile studio, will feature exhibits on the making of the documentary.
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