“Special Session: Judicial Independence Dialogue” was a program at the Federalist Society’s 2008 National Lawyers Convention, with a theme of “The People and the Judiciary.”
Judge William Pryor and Thomas Wells discussed judicial independence. Judge Pryor spoke on his definition of judicial independence, cited three previous threats to judicial independence, and asserted that current threats are not serious. Mr. Wells argued that judicial independence is threatened, cited examples, and proferred an idea to improve the judicial nominee process. Mr. Whelan then moderated a discussion.
“Special Session: Judicial Independence Dialogue” was a program at the Federalist Society’s 2008 National Lawyers Convention, with a theme of “The People and the Judiciary.” close
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William H. Pryor Jr. Judge U.S. Court of Appeals->Eleventh Circuit
H. Thomas Wells Jr. President American Bar Association
M. "Ed" Edward Whelan III President Ethics and Public Policy Center
- Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy StudiesFederalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
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