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A Good Quarrel

Charles Bierbauer: Bush v. Gore (2000)

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Page 63, Clip 1: Justice Kennedy expresses concern for the underlying republican theory of government implicit in Mr. Olson's position seeking to strike down further vote-counting in Florida.

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Page 64, Clip 1: Kennedy returns to this point again.

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Page 64, Clip 2: Kennedy questions Olson regarding the alleged violation of the Equal Protection Clause.

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Page 65, Clip 1: Mr. Boies confronts the combination of the Article II argument and the Equal Protection argument. But before he can launch is argument, Kennedy drags him into the issue of jurisdiction.

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Page 66, Clip 1: Kennedy joined by Justice O'Connor, continue to hammer away at Article II issues. Boies knows the need to be responsive to these concerns yet he must also thread his argument to the other justices.

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Page 68, Clip 1: Olson has trouble with with the timetable for counting the Florida votes.

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Page 68, Clip 2: Souter questions Boies about the multiplicity of standards in counting votes.

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Page 69, Clip 1: Boies cannot avoid expressing the vagaries of the Florida voting system.

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Page 72, Clip 1: Mr. Klock stumbles when he mistakes Justice Stevens for the late Justice William J. Brennan.

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Page 72, Clip 2: Klock stumbles again, this time confusing Souter with Justice Breyer.

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