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Senate Confirms Watford to Ninth Circuit

Today the Senate confirmed attorney Paul J. Watford to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  The vote was 61-34. This is closer than I would have expected as quite a few conservatives were outspoken in support of his confirmation.  

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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