The United States Law Week

Trump Judicial Nomination Train Could Accelerate

Feb. 13, 2019, 12:27 PM

The Senate Rules Committee today will consider a proposal to expedite consideration of district court nominees by cutting debate time.

  • Confirmation Hearings: Also today, Second Circuit nominees Michael Park and District Judge Joseph Bianco will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Affirmative Action: Democrats are likely to press Park, who is Asian, about his representation of a group that challenged Harvard’s racial classifications and preferences in its undergraduate admissions policies.

Bloomberg reports on the Rules Committee and Patrick Gregory on nominations.

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