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Will the Election Tip the Courtís Balance?
Aired 10/19/2000

This week, Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg examines how this year's presidential election could affect the Supreme Court. By some estimates, the next president could appoint as many as 3 justices to the Supreme Court. George W. Bush and Al Gore are said to have sharply divergent views on the subject. Bush argues for appointing "strict constructionists" to the court; Gore says his own appointees would be likely to uphold Roe v. Wade. Is the future of the court at stake in this election?
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  Walter Dellinger
    professor of law, Duke University, and former Solicitor General under President Clinton
  C. Boyden Gray
    former White House counsel under President George Bush and a partner in the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering

Originally Aired: 10/19/2000

   
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