Bench Memos

Reich on Roberts Redux

Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich is among the Democratic witnesses testifying tomorrow. As readers may recall, he had an NPR Marketplace commentary on Roberts’s misrepresenting the Rancho Viejo case (see here). The piece has other problems, as a I documented here, but the Rancho Viejo misrepresentation was particularly sloppy. Marketplace ran a retraction (see here). I contacted Robert Reich through his website, but he has not seen fit to issue a retraction. Now, after grossly misrepresenting Roberts’ record, he seeks to advise the Senate on whether Roberts should be confirmed.

Jonathan H. Adler — 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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