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Here is some late-breaking judicial nomination news: 1. An update to our prior coverage of the withdrawal of the “Radioactive Four.” As one of you points out, it seems that Judge Terrence Boyle (E.D.N.C.), nominated to the Fourth Circuit, wanted to continue fighting. From the latest version of the AP story: William Haynes, William G. […]
“You can stand them up at the gates of hell, And they will back down.” A new Senate. A new White House counsel. And new hope for judicial nominees who might actually get confirmed. In our lifetimes. The Bush Administration’s four most controversial judicial nominees, referred to in some Senate Judiciary Committee circles as “the […]
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Not literally — but he might as well have. From the Washington Post: President Bush renominated six previously blocked candidates for federal appeals court yesterday, triggering the first real battle with ascendant Democrats since the midterm elections and signaling what could be the start of a fierce two-year struggle over the shape of the federal […]