Judge William Pryor Interview
Judge Pryor was interviewed about his life and career. He talked about his political background and deciding opinions…
This week’s America and the Courts will include:
Opening statement from Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter; opening statement from William Haynes; and portions of the hearing with Senators Specter, Leahy, Durbin and Graham.
William Haynes was first nominated to the Court of Appeals in 2003, but his nomination was not approved by the full Senate before the end of President Bush’s first term. He was renominated in 2005 for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals based in Richmond, Virginia. William Haynes faced criticism for his role in defining the interrogation tactics used on enemy combatants. close