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Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Battle (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-23

Duration: 00:07:21

Subjects: United States. Supreme Court | Barrett, Amy Coney


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Baker, John Interviewee


This segment from the October 23, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ report on the Senate Judiciary Committee voting to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Louisiana native, to the United States Supreme Court. She interviews Dr. John Baker, a professor emeritus at the LSU Law School and a friend of Barrett, who discusses: her life and career, her confirmation hearing, and her qualifications for the Supreme Court.