Bench Memos

Speaking of Supreme Court Justices…

Breitbart reported last week that Texas Supreme Court Justice (and prolific Twitter-er) Don R. Willett is receiving much-deserved accolades from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who took to Twitter to recommend Willett for the U.S. Supreme Court:
During the Republican presidential debates on Wednesday evening, Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted that he would recommend to the winning candidate that they appoint Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett to the U.S. Supreme Court. The topic of what kind of judges the candidates would appoint to serve on the nation’s highest court was a question posed to the candidates during the debates.​
​As the story explains, columnist George F. Will had also previously promoted Willett as an ideal Supreme Court nominee. Something tells me we’re going to be seeing him on a lot of short lists, and with good reason.
Jonathan KeimJonathan Keim is Counsel for the Judicial Crisis Network. A native of Peoria, Illinois, he is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Princeton University, an experienced litigator, and ...

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