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Landmark Cases: 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions

Landmark Cases: 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions is a 12-episode series aired by C-SPAN in the fall of 2015 about key cases argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Each episode was 90 minutes long, aired live, and examined a specific case in detail. The series was hosted by Susan Swain, and episodes typically featured two legal scholars discussing the case, video footage from locations pertinent to the case, and questions and comments from viewers. C-SPAN produced the series in conjunction with the National Constitution Center.[1]

Landmark Cases: 12 Historic Supreme Court Decisions
Presented by Susan Swain
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12
Executive producer(s) Mark Farkas
Running time 90 minutes
Original network C-SPAN
First shown in October 5, 2015 – December 21, 2015
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Supreme Court journalist Tony Mauro wrote a companion book, which was published by C-SPAN and CQ Press. It was based on Mauro's earlier book Illustrated Great Decisions of the Supreme Court.[2]

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  1. ^ Eggerton, John (10 September 2015). "C-SPAN Profiles Landmark Supreme Court Cases". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Landmark Cases Book". Landmark Cases. C-SPAN. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Walsh, Mark (20 November 2015). "C-SPAN to Examine Brown v. Board of Education in 'Landmark Cases' Series". Education Week. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 

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