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Senate Proceeding on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 4:05:05 to 4:09:25
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Herb Kohl

4:04:58 to 4:05:18( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: it is my pleasure today to rise in support of william connally's nomination to be district court judge for the western district of wisconsin. if confirmed, mr. connally will replace judge barbara crabb who has taken senior status after more than 30 years of distinguished service on the court. bill connally will make an outstanding addition to the

Herb Kohl

4:05:05 to 4:09:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Herb Kohl

4:05:19 to 4:05:39( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: federal bench. he rose up from humble roots in the small town of rice lake, wisconsin, to graduate with distinction from the university of wisconsin. he went on to the law school at u.w., graduating cum laude and order of the coithe. following law school, he clerked

Herb Kohl

4:05:40 to 4:06:00( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: in the seventh cirit court of appeals for judge fairchild. bill conley's career has prepared him well to be a federal judge. he has practiced law for 25 years at the venerable madison firm of foley and lardner. throughout his career, he has earned a reputation as a

Herb Kohl

4:06:24 to 4:06:46( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: the court to which he has been nominated. from this experience, he has gained a keen understanding of the court, as well as the fairness and impartiality that the administration of justice requires. while managing a busy legal practice, bill conley has remained committed to using his legal talent for the benefit of the local community.

Herb Kohl

4:07:52 to 4:08:12( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: always our primary considetion and that politics are kept to a minimum. bill conley's nomination proves once again that the process we use in wisconsin ensures excellence, so it is no surprise that the american bar association found him to be, quote -- unanimously well

Herb Kohl

4:08:13 to 4:08:34( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: qualified "and that the judiciary committee approved of his nomination without dissent. when considering nominees for lifetime appointments to the federa courts, we must satisfy ourselves that these nominees have substantial legal experience, are learned in the law, have the respect of their peers, and most important of all will be fair-minded and do

Herb Kohl

4:08:35 to 4:08:58( Edit History Discussion )

Herb Kohl: justice without predisposition or bias. william conley's experience and qualifications convinces me that he well exceeds these requirements. i'm confident tha bill conley will be a federal judge we can be proud of and that he will serve the people of wisconsin well. thank you very much.

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