• Charter amendment: Removal or suspension of Honolulu’s chief of police
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    Charter amendment: Removal or suspension of Honolulu’s chief of police

    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO REMOVE OR SUSPEND THINGS UP. UNDER FIRE. SARA MATTISON TELLS US ABOUT THE CHANGES BEING PROPOSED FOR THE HONOLULU POLICE “SHOULD THE POLICE COMMISSION HAVE TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS CONCERNING OFFICER MISCONDUCT… …AND SHOULD THE CHIEF OF POLICE BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A WRITTEN EXPLANATION FOR HIS OR HER DISAGREEMENT WITH THE COMMISSION?” TO REMOVE OR SUSPEND THE POLICE CHIEF FOR ANY REASON. 00:51 one of the authorities the commission has is to remove the chief if there is cause and right now the definition of cause is very vague in the charter 1:00 be cause to remove a chief if the majority of commissioners BELIEVES…

  • The Role of the Chief Justice [No. 86]
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    The Role of the Chief Justice [No. 86]

    There was relatively little discussion about the role of the Chief Justice at the time of the framing, and the Constitution itself says relatively little about the Chief Justice. The only mention of a Chief Justice in the Constitution is in Article I, Section 3, which provides that when a President is impeached, the Chief Justice should supervise the trial. The Constitution really left to Congress, uh, the responsibility of specifying the powers of the Chief Justice and indeed of the Justices of the Supreme Court, uh, more generally, and many of the powers of the Chief Justice have evolved really as a matter of custom rather than as a…

  • THE SUPREME COURT  | Episode 1 Excerpt | PBS
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    THE SUPREME COURT | Episode 1 Excerpt | PBS

    ♪ Music ♪ ♪ Drumming ♪ ♪ Drumming ♪ (Cheering) Jefferson was building a country and he had a very extended vision of where things were going to go, and I think he became pretty hardcore about people who got in the way, and he saw Marshall as someone who was getting in the way ♪ Acoustic Guitar Music ♪ The swearing-in of Thomas Jefferson has got to be one of the great ironic moments in American history because you have Chief Justice Marshall swearing in his second cousin, Thomas Jefferson, and both men, pretty much by that time, hated one another. ♪ Acoustic Guitar Music ♪ They feel that…