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Resolution on age as a factor in the consideration of candidates for Federal judgeships

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Resolution on age as a factor in the consideration of candidates for Federal judgeships

report to accompany S. Res. 374.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Age discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Judges -- United States -- Selection and appointment.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSenate report - 96th Congress, 2d session ; no. 96-631
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15238556M

    Selection of Federal Judges According to the tution, the president shall nominate and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate shall appoint Supreme Court justices as well as federal judges at all levels—both appellate and trial judges. The federal judiciary should be a topic of great interest and debate not only among Senators—who play a crucial constitutional role in reviewing nominees under consideration for lifetime appointments to federal judgeships—but also among members of the House and the American people.

      In most cases the main factor is whether the nominee reflects the president’s own judicial philosophy. Age, sex, religion and ethnic background are also considered. Ronald Reagan nominated the first woman Supreme Court justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. 2 federal crimes.2 In December , Barron was officially disbarred by the Appellate Division, Second Department.3 Mr. Barron’s conduct prompted Brooklyn District Attorney Hynes to examine the integrity of the New York judicial system.4 Upon concluding his investigation, Hynes was satisfied that corruption in Brooklyn was not endemic.5 But in June of , the State Commission on Judicial.

    Among the benefits of this proposal is the increase of the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 years of age to 75 years of age. The Arizona Judges Association joins with the Arizona Judicial Council, the Arizona Bar Association and the Center for Arizona Policy in urging a YES vote on Proposition I. Debate is more restricted on the House floor than on the Senate floor. II. The amendment process is more restricted in the House than in the Senate. III. Bills are more likely to bypass committee consideration in the House than in the Senate. IV. A Rules Committee sets the guidelines for floor debate in the House but not in the Senate/5.


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