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Breaking The Judicial Logjam

In remarks earlier today, President Bush outlined specific proposals to accelerate the nomination and confirmation of federal judges, including deadlines for nominations, hearings and Senate votes. The proposals are eminently sensible, but don’t expect the Senate — or at least not the current Senate — to go along.

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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