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D.C. Event on Judicial Confirmations


On Thursday, January 31, I will be taking part in a lunchtime event at the National Press Club on judicial confirmations.  The event, sponsored by the Federalist Society, will feature an opening address by Senator Arlen Specter, followed by a panel discussion.  My fellow panelists will include Michael J. Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina law school and Mississippi lawyer Michael B. Wallace, formerly a nominee to a Fifth Circuit vacancy (and a victim of scandalous mistreatment by the ABA’s judicial-evaluations committee).  To register, or for more information, go here.

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