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Attention All Cornerites

Run, don’t walk, to Bench Memos and read Ed Whelan’s “Perspective” — posted yesterday. Borrowing from Sen. Hatch, it outlines exactly what the battle over what kind of judiciary we should have is about by studying the jurisprudence of Judge Rosemary Barkett (confirmed to the 11th Circuit in 1994) — the kind of jurist the Democrats find to be “outstanding” while having the temerity to label the Bush nominees extreme.

If you read nothing else, skip down to the end to read from a shocking dissent she joined in a brutal capital murder case.


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