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Video: The Single Worst Thing About How We Choose Our Judges

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.

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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