Bench Memos

Reid Continues to Backpedal

His latest offer is to “allow” votes on three of the four Michigan nominees if Frist doesn’t push the filibuster rule change, according to this AP report. In the same story, Senator Schumer says the renomination of filibustered nominees was a “thumb in the eye” and the recess appointment of Bill Pryor was a “slap in the face.” So how did Schumer feel about Clinton’s recess nomination of Roger Gregory to the Fourth Circuit.

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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