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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Considers Sixth Circuit Nominations
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    Judicial Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider several judicial nominees, including Eric Murphy and Chad Readler to sit on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Murphy was serving as the…

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Testifies at DC Circuit Confirmation Hearing 2006
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    Judicial Nomination Hearing

    Mr. Kavanaugh testified at a hearing on his nomination as a judge on U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Among the issues he addressed were his qualifications and…

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  • Civics Education in Schools
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    Civics Education in Schools

    Retired Justice Sandra Day O Connor testified on her efforts to educate young people in civics through her iCivics organization. Some of the other issues she addressed were state election of judges, public…

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  • Confirmation Hearing for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Part 1
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    Confirmation Hearing for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Part 1

    Professor Goodwin Liu testified about his nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Among the topics he addressed were interpreting the Constitution, judicial temperament, and the…

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  • Justice Department Oversight Part 2
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    Justice Department Oversight, Part 2

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at an oversight hearing. Among the topics addressed was the decision to try five Guantanamo Bay detainees in federal court in New York City, the…

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  • Justice Department Oversight Part 1
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    Justice Department Oversight, Part 1

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at an oversight hearing. Among the topics addressed was the decision to try five Guantanamo Bay detainees in federal court in New York City, the…

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  • Raymond Kethledge Testifies at Sixth Circuit Confirmation Hearing 2008
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    Judicial Nominations Hearing

    A hearing was held on the nominations of Helene N. White, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; Raymond M. Kethledge, of Michigan, to be United States…

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  • Judicial Security and Independence
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    Judicial Security and Independence

    Justice Kennedy testified about Supreme Court and federal judiciary operations and funding requests. He was also questioned about judicial salaries, providing proper security for federal…

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  • William Haynes Judicial Nomination Hearing
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    William Haynes Judicial Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of William Haynes to the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Haynes testified about his experience, and specifically about…

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  • Judiciary Committee Markup
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    Judiciary Committee Markup

    The Senate Judiciary Committee marked up pending legislation and voted on pending judicial and executive nominations. Most of the debate focused on NSA surveillance and monitoring programs,…

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  • NSA Surveillance Authority
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    NSA Surveillance Authority

    Witnesses testified about the Foreign Intelligence Security Act and the operations of the FISA court. They talked about past applications of the law, the process by which applications to the…

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  • DC Court of Appeals Confirmation Hearing
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    D.C. Court of Appeals Confirmation Hearing

    U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts was confirmed by the Senate to the D.C. Court of Appeals on May 8, 2003. America and the Courts highlights John Roberts' entire testimony during his…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to be United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit. A cloture vote to end debate passed 65 to 32.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Judge Owen was the first of seven nominations which had been filibustered by the…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Following a bipartisan compromise reached among 14 senators the previous…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Late in the session senators came to the floor to announce and speak about an…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,656 views
  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. She was the first of seven nominations which had been filibustered by the…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,493 views
  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. She was the first of seven nominations which had been filibustered by the…

    View in Congressional Chronicle2,398 views
  • Senate Judicial Nominations Debates
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    Senate Judicial Nominations Debates

    Senators Leahy and Hatch appeared separately to talk about Senate consideration of Bush administration nominees for the federal judiciary and the debate expected to begin in the Senate. A…

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  • Judicial Nominations
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    Judicial Nominations

    Committee members talked about the pending judicial nominations. The panel confirmed former Alabama Attorney General William H. Pryor. President Bush seated Pryor on the 11th U.S. Circuit…

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