Bench Memos

Leahy Inspires Flashback

“There’s no place for this word in the workplace.”

(Sen. Leahy condemning an opinion written by someone other than Judge Southwick about an employee that used the N-word, Judiciary Committee hearing, August 2, 2007)

“There are white niggers. I’ve seen a lot of white n****rs in my time; I’m going to use that word.”

(Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., Fox News, March 4, 2001)

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