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Reasons for Delay

From today’s NYT:

Liberal groups and leading Senate Democrats are pushing for additional time to lobby to hold down the votes in support of Judge Alito, hoping to send a tough message about future nominees. Republicans want to hold the votes as quickly as possible to maintain momentum and to prevent potential last-minute missteps.

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.

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