Nomination of John G Roberts (Witness List for September 15)
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2005
Time: 09:00 AM


Hearing before the 

Senate Judiciary Committee


The Nomination of John G. Roberts Jr.
to be Chief Justice of the United States

Member Statements

  1. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)


Panel I

  1. Mr. Stephen L. Tober, Esq.
    Chairman, American Bar Association
    Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary
    Portsmouth , NH
  2. Tom Hayward, Esq.
    Past-Chairman, American Bar Association
    Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary
    Chicago , IL
  3. Pamela A. Bresnahan, Esq.
    DC Circuit Representative
    American Bar Association
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Wade Henderson
    Executive Director
    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
    Washington , DC
  2. Jennifer Cabranes Braceras, Esq.
    Commissioner, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and
    Visiting Fellow at the Independent Women's Forum
    Boston , MA
  3. The Honorable John Lewis
    United States House of Representatives [D-GA-5th District]
    Washington , DC
  4. Mr. Peter Kirsanow, Esq.
    Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplay & Aronoff and
    Commissioner, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
    Washington , DC
  5. The Honorable Nathaniel Jones
    Retired Judge, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to the Sixth Circuit
    Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP
    Cincinnati , OH
  6. The Honorable Dick Thornburgh
    Former Attorney General of the United States; Former Governor of Pennsylvania
    Counsel, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham
    Washington , DC

Panel III

  1. Maureen E. Mahoney, Esq.
    Latham & Watkins
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Denise Posse-Blanco Lindberg
    Judge, Third Judicial District Court
    State of Utah
    Salt Lake City , UT
  3. Kathryn Webb Bradley, Esq.
    Senior Lecturing Fellow
    Duke Law School
    Durham , NC
  4. Mr. Reginald M. Turner, Jr.
    National Bar Association
    Detroit , MI
  5. Carol M. Browner
    Former Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    Principal, The Albright Group
    Washington , DC
  6. Anne Marie Tallman
    President and General Counsel
    Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
    Los Angeles , CA

Panel IV

  1. Roderick Jackson
    Ensley High School
    Birmingham , AL
  2. Henrietta Wright, Esq.
    Of Counsel Goldberg Godles Wiener and Wright and
    Chairman of the Board Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
    Dallas , TX
  3. The Honorable Bruce Botelho
    Former Attorney General, State of Alaska
    Mayor of Juneau
    Juneau , AK
  4. Marcia Greenberger
    National Women's Law Center
    Washington , DC
  5. Catherine E. Stetson, Esq.
    Hogan & Hartson
    Washington , DC
  6. Beverly Jones
    Lafayette , TN

Panel V

  1. The Honorable Charles Fried
    Former Solicitor General of the United States
    Beneficial Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    Cambridge , MA
  2. Peter B. Edelman
    Professor of Law; Co-Director, Joint Degree in Law and Public Policy
    Georgetown University Law Center
    Washington , DC
  3. Christopher S. Yoo
    Professor of Law
    Vanderbilt University Law School
    Nashville , TN
  4. Patricia L. Bellia
    Professor of Law
    Notre Dame Law School
    South Bend , IN
  5. Judith Resnik
    Arthur Liman Professor of Law
    Yale Law School
    New Haven , CT
  6. David Strauss
    Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law
    University of Chicago Law School
    Chicago , IL

Panel VI

  1. Diana Furchtgott-Roth
    Senior Fellow
    Hudson Institute
    Washington , DC
  2. Robert Reich
    University Professor and Maurice B. Hexter
    Professor of Social and Economic Policy, Brandeis University
    Waltham , MA
  3. Rabbi Dale Polakoff
    Rabbinical Council of America
    Great Neck , NY
  4. The Honorable John Engler
    Former Governor of Michigan
    President, National Association of Manufacturers
    Washington , DC
  5. Susan Thistlewaite
    Chicago Theological Seminary
    Chicago , IL
  6. Karen Pearl
    Interim President
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    New York , NY