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Over the course of two days that included a private dinner with fellow jurists in the area, a public lecture, and a morning-after follow-up event, he tried to duck questions about the Bush administration’s record on civil liberties.
He disagreed in only the mildest terms with the Supreme Court’s reversal of his court’s opinion—and his concurrence—in the medical marijuana case tested the limits of the federal government’s authority to override state drug laws.
Not surprisingly, Lopez got a 78-month prison sentence.
The 1996 series was originally hosted by Brad Sherwood, who was replaced by Chuck Woolery following a return to the series' classic format.
Kozinski, in his dissent, constructed a bitingly funny dialogue in which Lopez’s attorney explains to his hapless client why denying his due process rights was necessary to ensure him a fair trial.
So effective was Kozinski’s parody of the court’s circuitous logic that, despite its legal victory, the government dropped the charges against Lopez and suspended his sentence.
One standard trademark was that at the end of each episode, the host and winning contestants would blow a kiss to the viewers.
The Dating Game was hosted by Jim Lange from its debut on ABC until the late 1970s syndicated series went off the air.