Preview of Alito Confirmation Hearings

The Senate is set to begin confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Jan. 9. Expert guests talk about Alito's views on abortion, presidential powers, the role of the courts and civil rights.

Guests:

Neil Siegel, assistant professor of law and political science, Duke University Law School

Stuart Taylor, columnist for The National Journal; writes about Supreme Court and constitutional law issues; fellow at the Brookings Institution

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