Bush nominee story
SLevinson at mail.law.utexas.edu
Mon Jun 21 11:10:59 PDT 2004
Mark Tushnet writes:
1. Do any of those distinguished academic
>colleagues practice law? (I don't.)
I suppose the answer depends on what one means by the practice of law. Some of the distinguished academics I am thinking of certainly write op-ed pieces and the like that offer what can only be called legal advice on the correct meaning of the Constitution.
2. I thought that judges were supposed
>to follow the rules -- or, to put it slightly differently, that there was something important
>in ensuring that those who make the laws are
>subject to them as well.
This strikes me as an important point. It may still be worth noting that the rule may well be a stupid one.
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