Senate Set for Judicial Showdown
- Specter as chair of the judiciary committee would be a tragedy. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;11/15/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 21, p26
Comments on nominations for chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Highlights of Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter's statement on judicial nominees; Information on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to the Supreme Court in 1987; View on the role of judges and Justices of the Supreme...
- Clash Over Judicial Nominees Is Set. Victor, Kirk; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;3/19/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p850
Reports that the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of William G. Myers III for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on March 17, 2005. Background of Myers; Possible reaction of Republicans to the vote.
- Specter walks tightrope on Southwick nomination. Bolton, Alexander // Hill;7/17/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 86, p3
The article reports on the difficulty that Senator Arlene Specter is facing regarding Judge Leslie Southwick's nomination in the U.S. According to the author, Specter is facing a crowd of angry conservatives and prickly Senate Democrats. He added that Democrats are sure that Specter has...
- 10 QUESTIONS FOR ARLEN SPECTER. Calabresi, Massimo // Time;3/21/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 12, p8
Interviews Arlen Specter, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee who is leading the Senate's scrutiny of President George W. Bush's court nominees. Thoughts on his ties to President Bush and how they do not influence his votes; The influence of the religious right in the Republican Party;...
- Judiciary Panel Republicans Cave on Specter. // Human Events;11/22/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 40, p3
Presents comments from U.S. Republican senators on the nomination of Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed at a conference attended by Judiciary Committee Republicans. Stand of Texas Senator John Cornyn if Specter chose to oppose one of...
- Judiciary Hearing Set on Interchange. Jalili, H. Michael // American Banker;6/19/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 116, p4
This article reports that Arlen Spector, a republican Senator from Pennsylvania, set a date for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony on the fees merchants pay to accept payment cards. The announcement was welcomed by an association representing U.S. retailers. The same group accused...
- SHEARER PRAGMATIC DOGMATICS. Shearer, Kent // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;01/01/2001, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p19
Features the author's farewell column prior to his joining the staff of United States Arlen Specter as chief counsel on the US Senate Judiciary Committee. Friendship with Specter that started in high school; Recognition of Specter's achievements in the political arena.
- Immigration Markup Begins. Heil, Emily; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;3/4/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p37
The article focuses on the status of an immigration legislation at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee unanimously adopted a proposal that would tighten border security, require companies to verify their employees' legal status, and establish a guest-worker program, sponsored by...
- Senate Judiciary Approves W.Va. Federal Judge. // State Journal (WV);10/14/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p21
The article reports on the approval of the nominations of several federal judges of the U.S. made by the country's Senate Judiciary Committee.