Haynes Holdup

The Hill reports that Republican Senator Lindsay Graham is holding up the nomination of William Haynes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Graham denies placing a secret hold on the nomination, saying “I’m going to take them one at a time.” The Hill suggests Graham is blocking Haynes because his confirmation is opposed by Senator John McCain, and because a floor debate on Haynes would require the Republicans to defend some of the administration’s policies on the treatment of enemy combatants due to Haynes’ position in the Defense Department.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of ...

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