141Sep 15, 2005
Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 4 Part 3
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William ...
27Sep 15, 2005
Roberts Nomination Hearing Reactions
During a lunch break for the last day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings, senators and witnesses spoke to reporters about United States Supreme Court nominee Judge John ...
34Aug 25, 2005
Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
Civil Rights groups announced their support for the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the Supreme Court. They talked about his qualifications for the office, views on minority issues, and the ...
54Jul 15, 2005
Stagnation of Black Middle Class
The commission heard testimony from experts about the consequences of the stagnation in growth of the Black Middle Class, including income trends, lack of career-oriented educational programs, and ...
24Sep 17, 2004
Voting and Election Reform
Witnesses testified before the commission on election reform. They spoke about efforts to reduce or eliminate barriers confronting voters. They addressed problems with absentee ballots, ...
27Apr 9, 2004
2004 Elections and Civil Rights
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights heard testimony regarding preparations for the 2004 election. Among the specific topics addressed were new voting systems, voter identification requirements, ...