Bench Memos

A “Pro-Law” Judge

The day Judge Alito was nominated to the Supreme Court, I wrote that he had a brilliant judicial mind and easily merited confirmation. I still feel that way. The article (printed in the WSJ is here.

Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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