Sen. Arlen Specter, R.-Pa., announced on Tuesday that he's written the top three presidential contenders, asking for their position on his motion to discharge judicial nominees from the Senate Judiciary Committee, where they have been languishing. One name catching The American Lawyer's eye: that of Sidley Austin partner Peter Keisler, who's up for a spot on the D.C. Circuit. Keisler apparently isn't laying any bets as to when the Senate will act on his nomination.
Sidley Partner Not Holding Breath Over D.C. Circuit Nomination
The American Lawyer
April 17, 2008