While Alabama Attorney General William H. Pryor Jr. was not among those nominated to the federal bench Jan. 7, reports say President Bush is considering Pryor for a seat on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Such a move would surely set up a showdown on Capital Hill, since Pryor has made no secret of his conservative views on federalism, abortion, church-state separation and a host of crime and punishment issues.
11th Circuit Could Ignite Capital Controversy
January 14, 2003