Portfolio Category: Blackstone Briefing

Chief Justice John Roberts? A Troubling Prospect

September 2005 The current battle over nominations to the U. S. Supreme Court is not really a battle over people, but over principles. It is not a fight for just a court, but for a country. What did we learn from last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings about Chief Justice nominee John Roberts and this…
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The Mess with Meirs: An Embattled Judicial Nomination

October 2005 The Mess with Miers:  An Embattled Judicial Nomination Will George Bush withdraw his embattled nomination of Harriet Miers to the U. S. Supreme Court?  Or will Miers herself withdraw?  Predicting our West Texas weather is easier than trying to predict Miers’s future, but there is an accelerating momentum in support of her withdrawal.…
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