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Entries by Geoffrey R. Stone from 10/2005

Cronyism and the Court

| Posted 10.03.2005 | Politics
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Only days after President Bush nominated John Roberts to replace Sandra Day O'Connor, I urged my fellow liberals to "sheathe their swords." When it comes to the Supreme Court, I argued, excellence matters. Now we are presented with an entirely different kettle of fish.

I Agree with Bork!

| Posted 10.13.2005 | Politics
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Bork has described the Miers nomination as a "slap in the face" to conservatives. But it is worse than that. It is a slap in the face to women, to the Court, and to the American people.

Judith Miller: 85 Days for What?

| Posted 10.27.2005 | Politics
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For the past several months, most (though not all) members of the media have been falling all over each other applauding New York Times reporter Judit...

The Next Nominee

| Posted 10.27.2005 | Politics
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Now that we are happily past the Miers nomination, the obvious question is: Who's Next? I would like to commend two candidates to Mr. Bush: Michael Mc...

Scher's Folly, or How NOT to Think about the Confirmation Process

| Posted 10.28.2005 | Huffington Post

In Bill Scher's reply to my post The Next Nominee, he suggests that we should rally "the public behind liberal constitutionalist principles" and that ...