Ginsburg Confirmation Hearings

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

Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was shown. Justice Ginsburg’s testimony took place from July 20-23 of 1993. Portions were drawn from hearings on July 20, 1993 and July 22, 1993.

Justice Ginsburg responded to questions from committee members about her views regarding such topics as the Constitution, Madison lecture speech, equal protection, gender discrimination, Dred Scott, her personal beliefs, race, personal life experiences with gender discrimination, death penalty, Roe vs. Wade, and the correlation between slavery and abortion.

President Clinton nominated Justice Ginsburg to the Supreme Court on June 14, 1993. The Senate confirmed her nomination on August 3, 1993 with a vote of 96 in favor, 3 opposed. Justice Ginsburg was named to succeed retired Supreme Court Justice Byron White. close

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Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 9, 2006

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  • Sep 02, 2005 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 04, 2005 | 2:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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