Bench Memos

Excellent News for Judge Southwick

In an act of decency for which she deserves credit (especially in contrast to the shameful performance of her Democratic colleagues), Senator Dianne Feinstein is joining Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans in voting to report to the Senate floor Judge Southwick’s nomination to the Fifth Circuit.  She’s delivering her statement right now on C-SPAN3.

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Mueller’s Got Nothing

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The Dangers of Asymmetry

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