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October 2020 Washington Letter


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ABA testifies at Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing

Federal Government

ABA testifies at Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its confirmation hearing for nominee Amy Coney Barrett with American Bar Associations representatives testifying on the fourth and final day on Oct. 15. Randall D. Noel of Tennessee, the chairman of the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary, and Pamela J. Roberts of South Carolina, the lead evaluator on the Standing Committee’s investigation of Judge Barrett, both testified.

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