Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Bush May Name Supreme Today

Today's Washington Post speculates that the new Supreme Court Justice will be Judge Edith Clement of the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans. Speculation Centers on Clement for Court

The article contains this disappointing bit of information ...

Known as a conservative and a strict constructionist in legal circles, Clement has eased fears among some abortion-rights advocates. She has stated that the Supreme Court "has clearly held that the right to privacy guaranteed by the Constitution includes the right to have an abortion" and that "the law is settled in that regard."