TITLE

Surprise Witness

AUTHOR(S)
Leib, Ethan J.
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
New Republic;1/23/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses what he considers to be three surprises from the testimony of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito. The author suggests that Alito's candor during his confirmation hearing has complicated the caricature of him held by many on the left and the right. Alito's comments regarding the issues of executive power, textualism versus originalism and foreign law are described and analyzed.
ACCESSION #
19443183

 

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