Topic: Diane Wood
A veteran FBI agent in Illinois has been sentenced to serve five months in prison for lying about the disappearance of over $43,000. Interestingly, he was not accused of stealing the money.
11/30/2011 05:52 pm
President Obama and Vice President Biden separately interviewed Diane Wood, a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, on Tuesday for an opening on the Supreme Court. Judge Wood is the fourth candidate known to have had face-to-face talks with the president.
05/06/2010 12:15 pm
President Obama interviewed Judge Diane Wood of Illinois Tuesday for the pending US Supreme Court opening.
05/05/2010 05:16 pm
President Obama met Wednesday with key senators of both parties to discuss the nomination and confirmation process of a Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/21/2010 02:33 pm
Confirmation of Supreme Court nominees has not always been so contentious. But with the defeat of Robert Bork in 1987, nominees' political positions as well as their judicial qualifications have been probed. This will likely be the case in replacing retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/10/2010 12:18 pm
Replacing retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens depends largely on who President Obama nominates. But given Obama's political standing these days, confirmation by the Senate is unlikely to be quick and easy.
04/09/2010 08:13 pm
John Paul Stevens, the longest serving Supreme Court justice, plans to leave the bench in June. The Stevens retirement allows President Obama to name a second high court justice, opening the way for a likely confirmation battle.
04/09/2010 03:02 pm
05/19/2009 01:00 am
But the court's balance of power may not change much, as Justice Souter, a conservative choice, consistently voted liberal.
05/01/2009 01:00 am