During his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, Sen. John Kennedy asked Matthew Spencer Petersen and four other nominees which of them had not tried a case to verdict in a courtroom. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)
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Trump’s Judicial Nominee Shows No Knowledge of Basic Legal Terms in Hearing

The testimony of Matthew Spencer Petersen went viral after the potential future U.S. District Court judge was shown to have no knowledge of basic legal terms and little experience in law.