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Robert Mundell on the Financial Crisis

The Washington Post reports this morning that the president has “seized the reins” on financial reform, so it’s a good moment for Reaganite conservatives to reach a consensus on what ...
Politics & Policy

Remember Judges?

Just before November 2002, Senate Republicans used the Senate floor, the Judiciary Committee, press conferences, and activist activity to spotlight Democratic tactics opposing Circuit Court nominees Miguel Estrada, Priscilla Owen, ...

CFJ Blog

FYI, there’s good info on the Alito confirmation process at CFJ’s blog.

Dem Special-Interest Problem

It was bad enough when Roll Call reported last week (“Reid: Roberts Will Join Court,” 9/21/05) that Senate Judiciary Committee senators were taken to the woodshed over John Roberts by ...

Three interesting items . . .

1) The Jewdicious Blog has an updated Roberts vote head-count, currently at 67 declared yeas, 15 nays, 18 undeclared. 2) Last week foxNews.com had an eye-opening analysis of why abortion would ...

The Clinton Precedent

In Saturday’s LA Times, CFJ co-chairman Ronald Cass analyzed the next Supreme Court pick. Invoking the Clinton Precedent By Ronald A. Cass September 24, 2005 AS WE AWAIT President Bush’s nominee to replace Supreme ...

Roberts on Roe

Two good analyses of John Roberts’ Roe v Wade comments. 1) Ron Cass—former Dean, Boston University Law School: “Judge Roberts showed a commitment to the ...

Biden

From Manuel Miranda’s <a href=" http://www.opinionjournal.com/nextjustice/”>opinionjournal column yesterday on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Joe Biden of Delaware. As I noted in a previous column, Mr. Biden has a lot to gain ...