Bench Memos

The Editorials

The Washington Post calls upon the Senate to confirm Roberts as chief justice. The New York Times, on the other hand, says Roberts has failed to prove he has “the qualities to be an excellent chief justice.” David Broder thinks there’s no case to be made against confirming Roberts whatsoever. Writes Broder, he “is so obviously–ridiculously–well-equipped to lead government’s third branch that it is hard to imagine how any Democrats can justify a vote against his confirmation.” Nonetheless, E.J. Dionne gives it his best shot, urging a no vote (despite having written a more favorable column on Roberts before–some of us predicted this).

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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