Bench Memos

NRO’s home for judicial news and analysis.

You Have Got To Be Kidding Me


Time SCOTUS photo gallery photo caption:

In 1987, positions the Ronald Reagan nominee had taken as an appeals court judge and Yale professor challenging the right to privacy and most free speech became the focus of a five-day Senate interrogation. His backpedaling in the event only hurt his credibility and helped sink his nomination
(Emphasis mine)


Sign up for free NRO e-mails today:

Subscribe to National Review