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Record: Equal Justice Under Law - The Trial of Aaron Burr-Part I


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Equal Justice Under Law - The Trial of Aaron Burr-Part I

Video Call Number: Part Number: Location:
127 4 Biddle Law Library

Production Company

WQED

Year: Running Time: Format:
1988 n/a VHS

Summary:

Dramatizes the Supreme Court trial of Aaron Burr and highlights the legal issues involved. This confrontation produced a precedent for limiting executive privilege, established the right of unpopular defendants to a fair trial, and upheld the constitutional definition of treason.

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