Judicial Confirmation Process
Participating by video feed from New York City, Judge Charles Pickering, a retired judge whose nomination to the 5th Circuit Court was… read more
Participating by video feed from New York City, Judge Charles Pickering, a retired judge whose nomination to the 5th Circuit Court was successfully filibustered by Senate Democrats in 2001, discussed his experiences to illustrate his belief that the confirmation process has become extremely partisan and divisive. The guest responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
Charles Willis Pickering is the author of Supreme Chaos: The Politics of Judicial Confirmation & the Culture War, published by Stroud and Hall Publishers. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Charles Willis Pickering Sr. Judge (Former) U.S. Court of Appeals->Fifth Circuit
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