Souter Confirmation Hearings

Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice David Souter… read more

Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice David Souter was shown. Justice Souter’s confirmation hearings took place during September of 1990. Portions were drawn from the first day of hearings on September 13, 1990.

Justice Souter responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as civil rights, equal protection, issues about a survey on racial and ethnic composition of the workforce in New Hampshire, abortion, contraceptives, and his life experiences involving race.

President George H.W. Bush nominated Justice Souter to the Supreme Court on July 25, 1990. The Senate confirmed his nomination on October 2, 1990 with a vote of 90 in favor, 9 opposed. Justice Souter was named to succeed retired Supreme Court Justice William Brennan. close

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Program ID:
13979-2
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 1, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2006

Airing Details

  • Sep 01, 2005 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2005 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2005 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2005 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 2:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 7:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2005 | 10:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 2:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 4:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 7:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 7:21pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2006 | 7:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2006 | 7:21pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 07, 2006 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2006 | 7:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2006 | 9:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
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