Nominee List Narrows

As noted by How Appealing, this Chicago Tribune piece is a must read. Apparently, the White House has interviewed potential nominees, and the short list consists of Luttig, Alito, and Roberts. J. Harvie Wilkinson remains in contention, and the possibility of a Gonzales nomination remains. McConnell and Pryor (yes, you read that right) were also among those examined closely, the Trib reports. If accurate, this piece suggests the White House certainly expects the chance to name a nominee, and soon.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler teaches courses in environmental, administrative, and constitutional law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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