A panel of experts share their perspectives on the U.S. presidential nomination and confirmation process during the ABA Midyear Meeting in Miami on Feb. 3.
“The President Nomination Process and the Steps to Confirmation—A View from Different Perspectives” offered a behind-the-scenes look at the complex, but often confusing process.
Panelists representing the viewpoints of the White House, Congress, the media and the judiciary included:
Beryl A. Howell
Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Former Staff and General Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Andre M. Davis
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Former White House Counsel to President George W. Bush
Karen A. Popp
Former Associate White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton
The Washington Post
Russell R. Wheeler
Former Deputy Director of the Federal Judicial Center
Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program
The program was sponsored by the ABA Judicial Division.