Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Update on Liu Nomination

The Wall Street Journal is covering the latest developments in the confirmation of Goodwin Liu for the 9th Circuit. 

Republican senators are criticizing the supplemental release of some speeches and writings as "'incompetence'" or a "'knowing[] attempt[] to hide his most controversial work.'"

Democratic senators are pointing out that judicial nominees -- including CJ John Roberts -- routinely supplement their nominations with additional material.  (h/t How Appealing.)