Supreme Court Confirmation Process

Liberal and conservative veterans of past Supreme Court battles talked about the confirmation process. Topics included the nomination… read more

Liberal and conservative veterans of past Supreme Court battles talked about the confirmation process. Topics included the nomination process, the types of questions asked in confirmation hearings, the value of confirmation hearings, and President Obama’s judicial selections. They also talked about Justice John Paul Stevens announced intention to retire before the end of the Obama administration. Following the discussion, panelists responded to audience members' questions. close

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

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  • Nan Aron President Alliance for Justice
  • Rachel L. Brand Assistant Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice->Office of Legal Policy
  • Stephen J. Wermiel Correspondent (Former) Wall Street Journal->Supreme Court
  • William Yeomans Fellow American University Washington College of Law->Law and Government
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Supreme Court Confirmation Process

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Program ID:
292888-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2010

Airing Details

  • Apr 07, 2010 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2010 | 2:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2010 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 08, 2010 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2010 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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