Portfolio Tag: judicial

Bush’s Judicial Nomination Record

January 2002 Bush's Judicial Nomination Record: Nomination Statistics for 2001 The statistics concerning judicial nominations during the 2001 session of the U. S. Senate hardly support the Democrats' claim of bipartisanship in handling President Bush's nomination. But these numbers also suggest a lack of consistent, persuasive effort on the part of either the White House…
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The “Deal” on Judicial Nominations Filibusters: An Update

June 2005 “Today’s vote marks  a triumph of principle over politics and results over rhetoric.”  So said Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist after the U. S. Senate confirmed Priscilla Owen to a seat on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.   But neither Constitutionalists, who hold a high view of the Constitution, nor many of their…
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