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President Bush last week ended the American Bar Association’s decades-long practice of vetting candidates for federal court appointments. A panel talks about the politics and history behind this controversial decision.
- Neil Lewis of the New York Times
- Nan Aron president of the Alliance for Justice
- C. Boyden Gray former White House counsel to Pres. George H.W. Bush and chairman of the Committee for Justice
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