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Ellen Weintraub is so smart. Brett Kavanaugh is so…not

I’ve been sort of following Ellen Weintraub for a while. Whenever she appears on TV, I stop what I’m doing and listen. Today, in a Times op — with what I see is her characteristic good cheer with a dash … Continue reading

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Recusal: and so it begins…

As justifiable anger has erupted over the GOP rush to confirm radically right wing and, in my view, intellectual and academic mediocrities to the federal courts, I started musing about recusal. I know that recusal is entirely a personal choice … Continue reading

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Calling John Roberts, calling John Roberts…

John Roberts took on #MeToo in his year-end report. Gee whizzakers! What judicial courage! When he wrote the lines I bolded below, did he wince or display any physical evidence of irony, or stick his tongue into his cheek — … Continue reading

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