ALG - Senate Reminder: Sunstein Supported Filibuster to Block Judicial Nominees

Cass Sunstein was one of the legal experts invited to a conclave of Senate Democrats in late April, 2001. The purpose of the gathering was to develop a "unified party strategy to combat the White House on judicial nominees." At the meeting, Sunstein, Lawrence Tribe and a "lobbyist urged the senators to oppose even nominees with strong credentials and no embarrassing flaws, simply because the White House was trying to push the courts in a conservative direction."

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/01/politics/01TALK.html?ex=1116043200&en=5921f1d9fecee0ce&ei=5070

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/22/politics/campaign/22judges.html