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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman…

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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    Souter Confirmation Day 1, Part 2

    Judge Souter made his opening statement. Judiciary Committee members
    began their questioning of the nominee in thirty-minute rounds. 

    There is a four-minute break midway through…

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    Bork Nomination Day 2

    The Senate Judiciary committee questioned United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Judge Bork’s hearings lasted 30 hours over 5 days, taking place in September of 1987.…

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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 2

    Committee chairman Biden begins the questioning of Judge Bork.
    Senator Byrd, arriving late for the hearing, is granted time for his
    statement midway through the session. During further…

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 5

    The committee heard testimony from Mr. Doggett in support of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in Judge Thomas' reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The…

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    Senate Session

    HCR 376: A resolution to provide for the preparation of official duplicates of certain legislative papers. HJR 560: A resolution to waive certain enrollment requirements with respect…

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 1, Part 3

    Following a break, Professor Hill continued answering questions from the Senators.

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    Bork Nomination Day 7, Part 3

    Witnesses testified against the United States Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork. Several senators criticized Judge Bork’s views on freedom of speech and freedom of literary…

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    Bork Nomination Hearings

    Prior to the confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of Judge Bork was shown. Judge Bork’s hearings…

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    Bork Nomination Day 3, Part 1

    During this morning session, committee members continue inquiry for
    approximately one-half hour each. In response to Bork’s testimony the
    previous day, Senators question whether…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 1

    The first Supreme Court nominee of the Clinton administration was
    introduced to the committee by Sen. Moynihan, Sen. D’Amato and Rep.
    Holmes-Norton in the first day of her…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening…

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from a panel of supporters of
    University of Oklahoma Law Professor Anita Hill to begin the third
    day of the reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings for…

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 2, Part 3

    The committee continued to hear testimony from U.S. Court of Appeals
    Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation
    hearings. Judge Thomas continued to respond to…

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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 2

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Justice William Rehnquist’s nomination as Chief Justice was…

    844 views
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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 2, Part 2

    The committee continued questioning of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to charges from University of…

    802 views
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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 1

    Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee made opening statements on the first day of Judge Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearing. Senator Danforth of Missouri and Senator Moynihan of…

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    Bork Nomination Day 4, Part 1

    The morning session continues with seven senators taking thirty minutes
    each to question Judge Bork. Of note is Senator Kennedy’s concern
    that Judge Bork would “turn back the…

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