Bench Memos

Judge Chin for the Second

The WSJ Law Blog reports President Obama intends to nominate federal district court judge Denny Chin to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Of note, all but one of President Obama’s appellate nominees to date have been sitting federal district court judges.

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.