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Southwick on Deck — Again

At today’s executive business meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nomination of Leslie Southwick is (again) on the agenda .  Any chance he’ll make it out of committee this time?

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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