Public Programs

Advice and Consent: Role of the US Senate in Considering Supreme Court Justices




Senators Hatch and Leahy Supreme Court

Live from the Kennedy Caucus Room in Washington, DC. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) will give welcome remarks, and a panel discussion featuring Jeff Blattner, President of Legal Policy Solutions PLLC and Marty Gold, Partner with Capitol Counsel LLC will follow. The conversation will be moderated by Buzzfeed News Legal Editor, Chris Geidner.

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