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Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a jud

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Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a jud [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2019, 02:12
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Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a judge, as evidenced by Jones's receiving a unanimous vote of "qualified" on the formal rating scale used by the Lawyers' Committee. That committee advises the Senate on judicial appointments.

Which of the following, if true, is the best reason for dismissing the senator's claim that Jones is highly qualified?

(A) Several members of the Lawyers' Committee are not themselves qualified for judicial appointments.
(B) The Lawyers' Committee does not advise the Senate on all judicial appointments.
(C) The Lawyers' Committee gives a unanimous vote of "qualified" only to those candidates for judicial appointments who meet the committee's stringent standards for appropriate prior experience and ethical conduct.
(D) The Lawyers' Committee gives a unanimous vote of either "highly qualified" or "very highly qualified" to 95 percent of all candidates for judicial appointments.
(E) Jones, like most lawyers, is a member of the professional organization that originally suggested the establishment of the Lawyers' Committee.
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Re: Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a jud [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2019, 01:15
why not A?
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Re: Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a jud [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2019, 01:23
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We must address the fact that the committee gave a qualified vote to Jones.

if the same consensus gave the same rating to 95% of the people than Jones could not be qualified. Because ALL people have a good rating.

As such, the committee is not reliable to give a rating.

A, instead talks that the same members are not qualified. However, we do not have sufficient information t assert this and also we need to weaken the argument about Jones nOT the committee itself
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Re: Senator: Jones is highly qualified for appointment as a jud [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2020, 00:09
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We must address the fact that the committee gave a qualified vote to Jones.

if the same consensus gave the same rating to 95% of the people than Jones could not be qualified. Because ALL people have a good rating.

As such, the committee is not reliable to give a rating.

A, instead talks that the same members are not qualified. However, we do not have sufficient information t assert this and also we need to weaken the argument about Jones nOT the committee itself


However, just because the consensus gave 95% people "highly qualified" it does not mean that the "highly qualified is false". It could be that being a highly qualified judge is easy (we don't know)

For example, if a CPR training committee trains people on CPR and gives 95% people "highly qualified" because they are able to perform CPR effectively. It does not invalidate the label that people who finish training are "highly qualified".

But then again A also doesn't make sense. I guess GRE expects us to know for a fact that being a "highly qualified" judge is difficult?
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