Bench Memos

Reconsidering Four Nominees

The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider four of President Bush’s five renominated appellate nominees at today’s executive business meeting: Boyle, Smith, Myers and Haynes.  Five district court nominees are also on the agenda.  No word yet on when the committee will reconsider Michael Wallace.

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.