Bench Memos

Wallace Draws Fire

The fighting over judicial nominees continues. On Tuesday the Houston Chronicle published this attack on Michael Wallace, nominated by President Bush to replace Judge Charles Pickering on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Over at Southern Appeal, William Watkins thinks the attacks are unfair and explains why here.

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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