America and the Courts

America and the Courts featured Judge John Roberts and the judicial confirmation process. Supreme Court nominee Judge John Roberts spent… read more

America and the Courts featured Judge John Roberts and the judicial confirmation process.

Supreme Court nominee Judge John Roberts spent several days on Capitol Hill visiting Senators. After being recorded by cameras, he usually had a private conversation with the each senator. Some of the senators spoke to reporters. A few of the meetings were:

On July 25 Judge Roberts met with Senators Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn.

On July 27 Judge Roberts met with Senator Joe Biden. Former Senator and actor Fred Thompson was with Judge Roberts, serving as an informal adviser on Senate relations and helping with the confirmation process.

On July 29 Judge Roberts met with Senator Robert Byrd.

Also, in a July 29 speech to the America Constitution Society national convention, Senator Joseph Biden spoke about the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court, the confirmation process, and what is at stake in choosing a Supreme Court Justice. close

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America and the Courts

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Program ID:
188164-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2005 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 30, 2005 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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