Bench Memos

Another Judge Confirmed

Yesterday, the Senate confirmed district court judge Denny Chin to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Some Senate Republicans had raised concerns about Chin’s decision striking down registration for sex offenders (which was reversed on appeal), but the vote was unanimous nonetheless.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.