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  • Empathy Standard

    The Constitution is Still Number One

    Prior to his presidency, Senator Obama famously announced that empathy would be his criteria for selecting judges. Although Sonia Sotomayor deemphasized her empathetic understanding of the law, many on the left still advocate empathy as the criteria for judges. James Gibson is no exception. In a recent article, “Expecting Justice … More

    Empathy for Mass Murderers?

    When President Barack Obama first responded to the retirement of former Supreme Court Justice David Souter he outlined his preferred judging philosophy: I will seek …. someone who understands justice and isn’t about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a case book, it is also about how our laws … More

    Statement by Former Attorney General Ed Meese on the Retirement of Justice Stevens

    Following the retirement announcement by Justice John Paul Stevens today, it is now up to the United States Senate to ensure that the successor justice will be a responsible jurist who will remain faithful to the Constitution. Never has it been more important in our nation’s history that the next … More