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    :: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 ::
    Judge Alito again mentioned as possible Supreme Court nominee.

    It would be great to have "Scalito" on the Court. Btw, one of Judge Alito's very recent clerks tells me that the judge is, in this clerk's experience, the only man he's met in the upper echelons of law who genuinely possesses the virtue of humility -- not the kind of backslapping niceness that masks a huge ego, but the real thing.

    His only "issue" is that when Planned Parenthood v. Casey hit the 3rd Circuit, Alito was the only panel member to vote to uphold all the regs, including spousal notification, the only one the Supreme Court ended up disallowing. His answer, at his hearings, should be: "That's what the legislature decided, and I believe in showing respect for the legislature, don't you, Senator Specter?"

    NOW and NARAL will buy loud ads saying the world is ending, but they're doing that to Roberts too, and nobody believes them.

    :: David M. Wagner 11:22 AM [+] ::

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