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In part two of a special report on the released tapes of the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, two legal experts discuss what the Blackmun papers say about the inner-workings of the Supreme Court.

In the second report on the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun's oral history tapes, the justice talks about two key decisions during his tenure and some of his colleagues in the court's chambers…

In the first of two NewsHour reports about the late Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, Ray Suarez speaks with Blackmun's former clerk Harold Koh, who conducted extensive interviews with Blackmun at the time of his retirement. Then, in his own…

The current U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly being called the "O'Connor Court" because of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's tie-breaking swing votes. Legal experts discuss the first woman justice's pivotal role on the nation's top court.

The current U.S. Supreme Court is increasingly being called the "O'Connor Court" for the pivotal fifth vote Justice Sandra Day O'Connor often casts. Kwame Holman looks at the unique power of the court's first woman justice.

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