The judicial careers of Richard Tallman and William Fletcher are uniquely intertwined. But the next time they’re in the same room, best not bring up the “fed-a-pult” guy.
The two judges ascended to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals together, part of a deal whereby President Bill Clinton got Fletcher, his relatively liberal buddy from his Oxford University days, seated on the court, in exchange for choosing a conservative.
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