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Another Federal Circuit Nominee

Yesterday President Obama nominated Edward DuMont, a partner at the D.C. law firm of Wilmer Hale, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  FWIW, Eugene Volokh thinks this is a good pick:

Of the nominees that President Obama is likely to appoint, I can’t think of any whom I would respect and trust more than I respect and trust Ed; and I suspect that most of them would be to the left (even well to the left) of Ed. I think that others who share my general political leanings should likewise be delighted with the appointment of a lawyer of Ed’s intellect, experience, judiciousness, and moderateness.

Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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