It’s a good thing that the Supreme Court limited the application of the notoriously abuse-inviting “honest services” anti-fraud provision today. Skilling and Black aren’t sympa
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I have a piece up at TAP arguing that, despite inevitable gnashing of teeth you’ll hear from pundits about how the Supreme Court confirmation process has become too “politicized” and
Attempts to use Ricci to derail Sotomayor’s nomination won’t work, but (as Paul also said earlier today) they do show how silly the whole “empathy” criticism is.
Nina Totenberg. Or as Ann puts it: Listening to the clips, Sotomayor sounds an awful lot like John Roberts — who did not face any concerns about his “fiery temperament” during his co
Shorter Shelby Steele: Because she is a Latina, Sonia Sotomayor is ipso facto unqualified to be nominated to the Supreme Court. Her extremely impressive formal qualifications are beside the point; by
She’s so radical that her opinion on the incorporation of the 2nd Amendment against state governments matches well-known Trotskyite Frank Easterbrook! I would add a few caveats: 1)I agree with V
Like Yglesias, I strongly recommend this piece from Jeffrey Toobin. Supreme Court appointments being political, various forms of diversity have always been a major part of the selection process for ju