Federal Judgeships

Guest Host:

Steve Roberts
Federal Judgeships

For years, Republican members of Congress stymied President Clinton's attempts to appoint federal judges. Today some GOP representatives want to change the procedure for appointing judges so that Democrats can't return the favor. A panel...

For years, Republican members of Congress stymied President Clinton's attempts to appoint federal judges. Today some GOP representatives want to change the procedure for appointing judges so that Democrats can't return the favor. A panel talks about the politics of filling vacancies on the federal bench, and how it's affecting the judicial system.

Guests

Joan Biskupic

Supreme Court reporter, "USA Today;" author, "Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice;" now working on a biography about Justice Antonin Scalia.

Nan Aron

president of the Alliance for Justice

Clint Bolick

Vice President of the Institute for Justice

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