The Federal Judicial Confirmation Process: A Perspective from the Front Lines

Thursday, September 21, 2017 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3043Duke Law Events

Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming Mrs. Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network, for a discussion on the judicial confirmation process. Ms. Severino, a Duke graduate and key outside adviser on judicial nominations, will offer her perspective on the current state of federal judiciary nominations, the history of the nomination process, as well as the confirmation of Justice Gorsuch. Professor Ernest Young of Duke Law will also offer commentary on the current and recent nominees, as well the future drift of the Supreme Court. Another speaker will be announced at a later date. Lunch (Chick-Fil-A) will be provided. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. Please contact Patrick Butler at

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