VOLOKH at mail.law.ucla.edu
Mon Oct 21 10:37:05 PDT 2002
Jack Balkin writes:
> Especially after the Bork hearings (and in part
> because of them), the Republicans have been more willing to
> play hardball than the Dems when it comes to judicial
> appointments. (My favorite quote from Senator Hatch during
> his tenure as head of the Senate Judiciary committee: "No liberals.")
Hmm; I hadn't heard that quote, and I'm curious just what the
context was -- Jack, any sense of when he said it, so I can track down the
reference? Because he pretty clearly didn't get this; some liberal judges
were indeed confirmed, though Hatch did indeed try to block some of them.
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