All judges must be vigilant in how they practice their craft. No matter who the litigant, that litigant must reasonably receive -- and be given adequate reason to believe that he is receiving -- fair and equal justice.
The label "conservative" is really meaningless to these people. An "activist" judge is fine, as long as his or her activism supports your politics.
The New York Times reports that "just 44 percent of Americans approve of the job the Supreme Court is doing." May I be permitted an "I told you so?"
Clarence Thomas is the most well-known justice. Nineteen percent of respondents could name him. Sonya Sotomayor, who was
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Koh was nominated as a legal adviser in the State Department in March, but has not yet been confirmed. Koh, a Korean-American
-Dean Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court would be concerning given her complete lack of judicial or appellate experience