Hatch G. Sen. Orrin

Opinion: A Necessary Turning Point on Judicial Confirmations
Nominees should be debated on the merits

BY SEN. ORRIN G. HATCH

There are few duties of the United States Senate as solemn, and as consequential, as the consideration and confirmation of judicial nominees. Attention in the media is often focused on the Supreme Court, and for good reason, given how powerful the Supreme Court remains.