Bench Memos

Re: Liberal Law Professors Against Sotomayor?

Ed, I agree that Mike Seidman’s statement in our Federalist Society debate is quite a bombshell.  As the one who penned the short query that seems to have prompted his remark, I have to say I wasn’t expecting it but I appreciate his candor and integrity.  Is he only the first such defector?

I have my own summary of the difficulties Judge Sotomayor encountered today at the American Principles Project.  And I’ll be back on Bill Bennett’s show tomorrow morning, and Thursday, at 6:30 a.m. EDT.

Matthew J. Franck is the Director of the William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey.

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