America and the Courts

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • None

Topics related to American law are discussed.

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: Orkin v. Taylor; U.S. Supreme Court: Hein v. Freedom From Religion

First Aired: March 3, 2007

Oral arguments in Orkin v. Taylor, a Ninth Circuit of Appeals case about ownership of a Vincent Van Gogh painting in the possession of actress Elizabeth Taylor, who purchased it in 1963. The Orkins, whose great-grandmother lost the artwork when she fled Nazi Germany, argue that ownership should revert to them under the 1998 U.S. Holocaust Victims Redress Act. Also: Hein v. Freedom from Religion, a Supreme Court case about President Bush's faith-based initiatives, is featured.

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  • Premiered: January 29, 2003
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  • Premise: Topics related to American law are discussed. (more)

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