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In Legal Terms: Advice and Consent

We weren’t able to broadcast a show last week due to the Senate Conformation Hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson. What kind of conformation power does the Senate have, anyway? We’ll find out with our guest Christopher Green, Professor of Law at the University of MS School of Law. https://law.olemiss.edu/faculty-directory/christopher-green/


Our guest is Professor Christopher Green has been on the show before:

1/29/2019     In Legal Terms: Constitutional Originalism http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/in-legal-terms-constitutional-originalism

9/18/2018     In Legal Terms: Supreme Court Justices broadcast just after Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate Conformation Hearing. http://inlegalterms.mpbonline.org/episodes/5cd2d695f9e59c9966257639


If you’d like to explore more on this topic you can go to the Senate’s website:

https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/Origins_AdviceConsent.htm


Questions:

  • judges for life
  • fixing flaws
  • Senate actions
  • back door discussions
  • decorum


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