Original Sin

Lazarus, Edward
November 2005
New Republic;11/7/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 19, p15
The article focuses on Harriet Miers and her nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Her qualifications are compared to other justices. The issue of whether Miers could become an originalist concerning constitutional law is discussed. The author states that Miers is a litigator who does not have the intellecutal power of Hugo Black.


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