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Judicial Nominee Screening

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Judicial Nominee Screening

Judicial Nominee Screening

Judicial Nominee Screening

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Barbara Bradley reports that the Bush administration has decided to end the practice of consulting the American Bar Association about potential nominees for federal judgeships before making their names public. For nearly 50 years, both Republican and Democratic presidents have consulted the ABA about judicial nominees before announcing them. Conservatives are pleased with the decision because they say that the ABA has a liberal bias.

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