News Exercise #216


1. What is the purpose of this hearing?
2. How did these people become to be in consideration for the position?
3. Who had nominated this candidate?
4. What relevant work experience did he answer “no” to having?
5. How did he reply to the question, “Could you tell me what the Daubert Standard is?”

Answers:
1. What is the purpose of this hearing?
It is to choose new federal judges.
2. How did these people become to be in consideration for the position?
They were nominated by the Democrat and Republican parties.
3. Who had nominated this candidate?
Donald Trump
4. What relevant work experience did he answer “no” to having?
He has not tried a case to verdict (all the way from beginning to end), a jury trial, a civil trial, a criminal trial, bench, state court, federal court.
5. How did he reply to the question, “Could you tell me what the Daubert Standard is?”
He said, “Senator Kennedy, I don’t have that readily at my disposal.”

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