The View From 1776
Thursday, April 15, 2010
A Preview of Obama’s Judicial Bent
The president’s nominee for the Federal Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, suggests the sort of nominee we may expect for the Supreme Court. His Appeals Court nominee is guided by the critical studies paradigm of justice, notoriously advocated by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: all that counts is, not what the Constitution says, but who has the power to impose his social and political views.
Read A Judge Too Far.