9th Circ. Nominee Faces Divided Senate Panel

Law360, New York (April 16, 2010, 4:50 PM EDT) -- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit nominee Goodwin Liu got a chance to respond to Republican critics during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday, winning Democrats' enthusiastic endorsement while addressing misgivings about his scholarly record.

Despite last-minute calls from Senate Judiciary ranking member Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to postpone Liu's hearing a third time, Senate Judiciary committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., on Friday forged ahead with the hearing, at which the nominee parried pointed questions from Republicans about some of his more...
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