Trump's 3rd Circ. Pick Defends Writing On Criminal Justice

Law360, Washington (October 4, 2017, 3:08 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump’s pick for a Third Circuit vacancy defended his prosecutorial history and writings on criminal justice before a Senate panel Wednesday, including the time he pursued an ultimately failed case against a woman for the theft of $7 from a federal facility.

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Stephanos Bibas pushed back on questions about his stance on punishment for criminals and his actions as a federal prosecutor. Bibas' testimony took up most of the hearing, which also...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.