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Brown v. Board takes center stage at hearing for Trump's judicial nominees

A landmark Supreme Court opinion that bans segregation in public schools took center stage at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as senators gathered to discuss two of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees who declined to say in their testimony whether the opinion was correctly decided. 1,315 more words

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Trump judicial nominee Wendy Vitter refuses to say if landmark civil rights opinion was correctly decided

Wendy Vitter, one of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, refused on Wednesday to say whether a landmark civil rights opinion was correctly decided, triggering outrage and renewed criticism of the President’s efforts to reshape the judiciary. 730 more words


Wendy Vitter to appear before Senate Judiciary Committee this week for confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON — Wendy Vitter, the attorney nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, will go before a Senate committee for her confirmation hearing this week. 173 more words