Video: The Single Worst Thing About How We Choose Our JudgesMay 31, 2009 # 1:05 pm # Supreme Court # No Comment
My good friend Robert Michael Murray brought this video to our attention. Posted yesterday by Blaise Zerega over at the Huffington Post, it is from a discussion sponsored last year by the Aspen Institute that included Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, former Solicitor General Ted Olson, and Yale Professor Stephen Carter. Note in particular, Carter’s call to abolish confirmation hearings. Carter indicated how the hearing process is a relatively recent phenomenon, coming only in the wake of Brown v. Board.