The judiciary in Burma is not independent. It's widely known, everybody knows that.
And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours in front of a senate judiciary committee.
The Founding Fathers set up the American judiciary as a check on the excesses of the elected branches and as a refuge when those branches are corrupted or consumed by passing passions.
The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent judiciary was critical to the success of the nation.
The judiciary must be strengthened and released from political interference.
Our runaway judiciary is badly in need of restraint by Congress.
Jim, I'm not aware of any formal requests from the Senate Judiciary Committee for these kinds of documents.
As a result of this article, I was invited to testify in the Senate Judiciary Committee on privacy law.
The review process was conducted in an extremely bipartisan manner. Minority members of the Judiciary Committee were responsible for the invitation of 1/3 of the witnesses who appeared.
The appointment of judges to the higher judiciary cannot be the sole domain of a few members of the higher judiciary. This turf must be shared.
Mexico needs schools, rural development, and an independent judiciary, not high-tech weaponry.