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Bad Judicial Deal?

Some conservatives definitely think so, reports The Hill. Sure, the President will get two dozen non-controversial judicial nominations confirmed, but at the cost of two important weapons in the fight over judicial nominations: 1) the threat of recess appointments, and 2) clear evidence of Democrat obstructionism. On the other hand, Larry Solum has a long blog post suggesting the “compromise” merely restored the status quo ante.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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