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Why No Mention of Judges?

Speakers at the Democratic Convention were conspicuously silent on the issue of judicial confirmations. As Bob Novak suggests, this could be because the issue — and the hot-button social issues it raises — cut against Democrats at the polls. Another possibility is that the most recent Supreme Court term gave Democrats little reason to complain. (See Tim Carney on NRO, too.)

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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