February 12, 2014
by Samuel Franklin
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday struck down licensing regulations imposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on tax preparers, holding that nothing within the text of the law or legislative history contemplates such a vast expansion of the IRS's ...[read more]
June 27, 2007
by Michael Sung
US Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) on Tuesday urged federal appellate court Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to recuse himself in all pending and subsequent cases involving detainees and enemy combatants, after the Washington Post reported Monday that Kavanaugh, while serving as the assistant to the pre... ...[read more]
May 26, 2006
by Jaime Jansen
The US Senate on Friday confirmed the nomination of White House staffer Brett Kavanaugh to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia by a margin of 57-36 after a test vote Thursday cleared the way for his approval. Kavanaugh faced probing questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee ...[read more]
May 11, 2006
by Tom Henry
The US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted 10-8 along party lines to send the circuit court nomination of White House aide Brett Kavanaugh to the full Senate for a confirmation vote. Kavanaugh, who has been nominated to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, faced probing questions ...[read more]
May 10, 2006
by Tom Henry
The US Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote Thursday on the controversial renomination of White House aide Brett Kavanaugh to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Kavanaugh faced probing questions from committee members Tuesday, one day after the American Bar Association lowered ...[read more]
May 9, 2006
by Tom Henry
In a reversal of judgment, the American Bar Association on Monday lowered its rating of White House aide and nominee to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Brett Kavanaugh from well qualified to qualified. A majority of committee members recommended Kavanaugh as... ...[read more]
May 4, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
US Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday that the committee will hold further hearings on the nomination of White House aide Brett Kavanaugh to the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Democrats have called for another hearing on the nomination to... ...[read more]
May 3, 2006
by Jamie Sterling
US Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday that a filibuster is possible for two of President Bush's nominees to federal appeals courts, White House aide Brett Kavanaugh and federal judge Terrence Boyle. Kavanaugh has been nominated to serve on the US Court of Appeals for the DC C... ...[read more]

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