X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Mr. Siskind’s editorial was informative about the distinctions that “conservatives” draw between themselves [" In Search of Those 'Conservative' Judicial Nominees," April 29]. However, he failed to explain why “liberals” should care about such broad distinctions rather than the fact that individuals who fall wholly into any of such categories are outside the mainstream values of the American public. In fact (and facts should ultimately form the foundation of any line of reasoning), if Senate Democrats really react with “undifferentiating hostility” to “conservative” judicial nominations, there could hardly have been the some 200 judicial confirmations that have occurred while Bush has been president. It thus appears that Senate Democrats are distinguishing between “conservatives.” It would have been welcome if Mr. Siskind had indicated which “conservative” camp he is in and, therefore, which of the “conservative” judicial nominees he opposes. As it stands, it appears that any “conservative” judicial nominee will meet his “undifferentiating” acceptance. Thus, he exemplifies the “problem” he deplores. Tahir J. Naim Mountain View

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.