Bench Memos

LATimes Gives It a Try

Today there’s a story in the Los Angeles Times about Roberts’s ties to the 1996 Romer case: “Then a lawyer specializing in appellate work, the conservative Roberts helped represent the gay rights activists as part of his law firm’s pro bono work. He did not write the legal briefs or argue the case before the high court, but he was instrumental in reviewing filings and preparing oral arguments, according to several lawyers intimately involved in the case.”

Methinks the LATimes is trying to start something here–if the Left can’t destroy him maybe they can get some of those right-wing whackos to help, is the thinking?

I suspect (call it an educated guess) his role in the case is relatively slight.

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