Bench Memos

The Anti-Miers

Pejman Yousefzadeh argues Judge Samuel Alito is everything that Harriet Miers is not. I make a similar point in my WSJ op-ed, but let’s not forget that Harriet Miers, after her withdrawal, spent her weekend helping the President make this excellent choice.

Jonathan H. Adler — 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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