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Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1, Part 1
Loretta Lynch testified about her nomination for U.S. attorney general and her qualifications for the position. Among the topics she addressed were immigration, National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs, tensions between local law enforcement and communities, and the type of relationship she hopes to have with Congress. Ms. Lynch was introduced by New York Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer.4,247 views
Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar Oral Argument
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in [Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar. The case involved campaign finance regulations in judicial races and whether the First Amendment protects judicial candidates' practice of personally soliciting campaign donations.146 views
Thirty-nine states hold elections for some or all of their judges. Thirty have limitations on raising campaign funds following the American Bar Association’s Model Code of Judicial Conduct which bans candidates for judicial office, incumbent judges, and challengers from directly soliciting campaign funds.