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Jul 2, 2016 7:30am EDT
law center. he has taught and lectured extensively in china and it is a taught and lectured altogether in 29 countries and six continents. i gather you missed antÁrtica. [laughter] >> you don't speak penguinese. we are delighted to have him back. please welcome professor robert percival. [applause] >> thank you, roger. as i've traveled around the world one thing that i always carry with me is the cato publication, the constitution, this one has been to scores of countries and i wanted to thank roger because he just presented me with a new copy of it that i can keep bringing with me. what i like about it is the oldest written constitution in the world and it's the envy of the world particularly when i go to china. the chinese people are dying to have an independent judiciary and to develop a tradition of respect for the rule of law because they live under a one-party system where politics rein supreme and often how they're going to be decided. when i teach constitutional law, i usually start with the following historical proposition. i say, let our -- what our founding fathers were fac
CSPAN
May 7, 2016 6:00pm EDT
university law center. he has taught and lectured extensively in china and has taught in lineup altogether in 29 countries on six continents. i gather you have missed antarctica. >> you don't speak penguin. this is professor percival's second visit to cato in the last three months and we are delighted to have him back. please welcome him. [applause]. thank you. as i have traveled around the world, one thing that i always carry with me is the cato publication, the constitution, this, this one has been to scores of countries and i wanted to thank roger because he just presented me with a new copy that i can keep bringing with me. what i like about it is the fact that it's the oldest written constitution in the world. it's the envy of the world. particularly when i go to china. the chinese people are dying to have an independent judiciary and to develop a tradition of respect for the rule of law. because they live under a one party system where politics ranks supreme and the communist party gets to decide which cases the court will hear and often how they are going to be decided wh
CSPAN
Jun 4, 2016 3:00pm EDT
and at the georgetown university law center. he has taught and lectured extensively in china and has taught and lectured altogether his bio tells us in 29 countries on six continents. i gather you've missed antarctica. >> they never invited me. >> to lecture? i see. [laughter] okay. you don't speak penguinese. [laughter] this is professor percival's second visit in the last three months, and we're delighted to have him. please welcome professor robert percival. [applause] >> thank you, roger. as i've traveled around the world, one thing that i always carry with me is the cato publication, the constitution. this one's been to scores of countries, and i wanted to thank roger, because he just presented me with a new copy of it that i can keep bringing with me. what i like about it is the fact that it's the oldest written constitution in the world. and it's the envy of the world. particularly when i go to china. the chinese people are dying to have an independent judiciary and to develop a tradition of respect for the rule of law because they live under a one-party system where politics
CSPAN
May 8, 2016 9:00am EDT
was taught and lectured in china and is taught and lectured altogether 29 countries in and onto god. >> this is his secondvisit . it's in the next three months. we are delighted to have him back please welcome professor robert . [applause] >> thank you, roger. as i travel around the world, one thing i always carry with me is the cato publication constitution. this one has been to countries and i want to thank roger because he just presented me with a new copy of it that i can keep bringing with me. what i like about it is it's the oldest written constitution. when i go to china, the chinese people are dying to have an independent judiciary and to develop a tradition of the rule of law. it's under a one party system where politics reigns supreme and the communist party gets to decide what cases the courts will hear and often how they are decided. when i teach it, i start with the following historical proposition. i say what the founding fathers were faced with is the articles of confederation how can we have a strong federal government? at the same time, how can we protect individual
CSPAN
May 15, 2016 12:30am EDT
written constitution in the world and it's the envy of the world particularly when i go to china, the chinese people are dying to have an independent judiciary and to develop a tradition of respect for the rule of law because they live under a one-party system where politics reign supreme and the communist parties decide what cases the courts will hear and often how they are going to be decided. when i teach constitutional law, i usually start with the following historical proposition. i say, let our founding fathers were faced with was the infectiveness of the articles of confederation and the fact that we have just won a revolution against a king so their task was to figure out how can we have a strong federal government that will be effective as the article confederation was not and at the same time protect individual liberty so that we won't face the situation under king george and the solution as randy indicated was two things, federalism and separation of powers, divide powers among the judiciary, the legislative branch and the executive and have dual sovereignties, federal and
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