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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1987 | JENIFER WARREN, Times Staff Writer
The long-languishing nomination of a University of San Diego law professor to a federal appeals court appeared to pick up steam again Thursday when the Senate Judiciary Committee agreed to hold a confirmation hearing for the candidate early next month. Congressional staff members said a date for the hearing to evaluate libertarian scholar Bernard Siegan's candidacy for a seat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals could be set as early as today.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1987 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
The legislative murk that for months has mired a University of San Diego law professor's nomination to a federal appeals court lifted long enough this week for the Senate Judiciary Committee to schedule a confirmation hearing on his candidacy. But Bernard Siegan, a libertarian scholar whose views have drawn harsh criticism from liberals, still may face a tough fight for confirmation to a post on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, congressional staff members say.
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February 19, 1987 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Contrary to a published report, University of San Diego law professor Bernard Siegan--nominated by President Reagan to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals--never intended to criticize a landmark civil rights decision in an article assessing the Supreme Court, correspondence with his editors indicates. But spokesmen for liberal and civil rights groups--which had called for close scrutiny of Siegan's nomination because of a report that he had castigated the court's 1954 decision in Brown vs.
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February 14, 1987 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
Civil rights groups and liberal organizations say that the writings of a conservative University of San Diego law professor on sensitive racial matters raise serious questions about his nomination by President Reagan to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Prof. Bernard Siegan is identified with libertarian thinking and as a champion of economic freedoms who staunchly opposes most government regulation of commerce.
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January 31, 1987 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Staff Writer
University of San Diego law professor Bernard Siegan, known for his strong defense of economic freedom and libertarian views on property rights, was nominated Friday by President Reagan for a seat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 62-year-old constitutional scholar, if confirmed, would serve on the West's federal appeals bench, which has jurisdiction over appellate matters in California, eight other states, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1987 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Staff Writer
University of San Diego law professor Bernard Siegan, known for his strong defense of economic freedom and for his libertarian views on property rights, was nominated Friday to a seat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 62-year-old constitutional scholar was named by President Reagan to serve on the 9th Circuit, the highest federal court in the West, with jurisdiction over federal appellate matters in California, eight other states, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.
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