Kagan nomination shows process trumps experience (San Francisco Chronicle) May 16, 2010Posted by daviddavenport in Newspaper Columns/Essays.
Tags: Supreme Court
Washington, we’ve got a problem. Does anyone really think a young law school administrator, with little courtroom and no judicial experience, is the best possible candidate for a lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court? Unfortunately that’s what we get when selecting a stealth candidate who can survive the confirmation process trumps nominating a seasoned expert who will excel on the bench.