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Double Standards

The Washington Post’s Ben Wittes on how Democrats have changed the rules for questioning judicial nominees. He explains that Miguel Estrada has been as forthcoming about his views as were Clinton’s nominees, and defends the traditional refusal to answer specific questions about specific court holdings.

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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