In the wake of the Bush administration's recent decision to withdraw the nominations of three controversial federal appellate court nominees, litigator Howard J. Bashman examines the White House's win-loss record and suggests that now may be the time for the president and his allies to get real. After all, a vacant bench seat today could be a position filled by a Democratic president's choice tomorrow.
For Federal Appellate Judicial Nominations, It's a Time for Pragmatism
Special to Law.com
February 5, 2007