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Wilson passes second hearing

The nominee to the state Supreme Court tackles senators' questions about his conduct toward women

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 16, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">The state Senate is expected to vote Monday on the confirmation of Circuit Judge Michael Wilson to the state Supreme Court after the nominee emerged from a second confirmation hearing on Saturday unscathed.</span></p>
<p>No new evidence that could undermine Wilson's character or ability was revealed during the 51&frasl;2-hour hearing before the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee. No confrontation over the release of Wilson's personnel file and judicial performance reviews materialized after Wilson voluntarily disclosed his personnel file to the committee and legal experts questioned whether he could legally turn over his judicial performance reviews.</p>
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The state Senate is expected to vote Monday on the confirmation of Circuit Judge Michael Wilson to the state Supreme Court after the nominee emerged from a second confirmation hearing on Saturday unscathed.

No new evidence that could undermine Wilson's character or ability was revealed during the 51⁄2-hour hearing before the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee. No confrontation over the release of Wilson's personnel file and judicial performance reviews materialized after Wilson voluntarily disclosed his personnel file to the committee and legal experts questioned whether he could legally turn over his judicial performance reviews. Login for more...



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