Bork Nomination Day 6, Part 2

Among the former attorneys general to testify, Mr. Katzenbach expresses opposition to the Bork nomination. Of those supporting… read more

Among the former attorneys general to testify, Mr. Katzenbach expresses opposition to the Bork nomination. Of those supporting Judge Bork, Mr. Smith recalls evaluating Bork for appointment to the D.C. circuit court in 1981. Smith refers to the three factors used by the American Bar Association to evaluate potential judges: qualifications, integrity, and temperament. French notes Bork’s academic and judicial qualifications and points to Bork’s philosophy of judicial restraint as promoting judicial integrity. Mr. Levi also testifies for Judge Bork. Bork was a student of Levi’s at the University of Chicago Law School and Bork was solicitor general when Levi became attorney general in 1975. Mr. Rogers, who was secretary of state 1969-73, also testifies for Bork. close

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Senate Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 22, 1987

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