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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Leave the Man Alone

Law professor (and former guest) Tom Baker has this op-ed in The National Law Journal arguing that the media should respect Chief Justice Rehnquist's privacy with respect to his illness and treatment.

In light of the media storm over the Chief's return to the bench Monday (complete with photos of him leaving his house in his L.L. Bean barn jacket), I'm inclined to agree with Professor Baker on this one.

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Votes in place to implement nuclear option?

This article suggests that Republican Senators may have the votes needed to implement the so-called "nuclear option."

Monday, March 14, 2005

Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices?

That controversial issue is the subject of this week's debate between Judge Richard Posner and economist Gary Becker over at their blog.

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Professor William Kelley

We have it on the most reliable authority that Notre Dame law professor William Kelley has been appointed Deputy White House Counsel, not nominated to a federal court of appeals.

Congratulations, Professor Kelley.

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