Bench Memos

Gerard Lynch Confirmed

This afternoon the Senate confirmed Judge Gerard Lynch to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit by a vote of 94-3.  Details here.  Judge Lynch is the first of President Obama’s appellate nominees to be confirmed by the Senate.

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.