a hearing conducted by the U.S. Senate to examine a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court
Article II of the U.S. Constitution provides for presidential appointment of Supreme Court justices «by and with the advice and consent of the Senate." 2 :
a hearing held in a bankruptcy case prior to the confirmation of a proposed bankruptcy plan
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