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Judiciary Committee Website Awarded 2010 "Gold Mouse"

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Results of Executive Business Meeting - December 6, 2012
The Senate Judiciary Committee held an executive business meeting to consider pending nominations and legislation on December 6, 2012.

Agenda

I. Nominations

Katherine Polk Failla, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Troy L. Nunley, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Sheri Polster Chappell, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Pamela Ki Mai Chen, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Mark A. Barnett, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Louise W. Kelton, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Tennessee
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Patrick J. Wilkerson, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote


II. Bills

S.1223, Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011 (Franken, Blumenthal, Coons, Durbin, Feinstein)
Held Over

noteworthy

Did You Know?  Harlan Fiske Stone was the first Supreme Court nominee to testify at a Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 1925.  John Harlan was only the fourth nominee to testify (1955).  Harlan's 1955 confirmation marked the beginning of the current practice of each Supreme Court nominee testifying before the Judiciary Committee.

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