Presidential Candidates on Judicial Selection

A panel discussion was held on the criteria that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain would use when choosing judges for… read more

A panel discussion was held on the criteria that presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain would use when choosing judges for the federal courts. Topics included the appropriate role for the Senate and how forthcoming nominees should be expected to be during their confirmation hearings. They answered questions from the audience. Linda Greenhouse moderated.

“What the Presidential Candidates Should Be Saying About Judicial Selection” was a program of the Judicial Division and its Appellate Judges Conference at the Marriott Marquis during the American Bar Association 2008 Annual Meeting.

This is a portion of the program. For the full program SEE program ID 280373-2. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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New York, New York, United States
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Aug 30, 2008

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  • Aug 30, 2008 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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