May 21, 2013
Alito, a Youthful Enemy of the Warren Court
Posted on Jan 8, 2006
Washington Post: It was May 3, 1971, the crest of the antiwar movement, and Washington was clogged with thousands of denim-and-fatigues-clad protesters demanding an end to the Vietnam War. Blocks from the Capitol, but far from the action, a handful of Princeton University undergraduates in sport coats found themselves in the wood-paneled chambers of Justice John M. Harlan.
Most saw the visit as a detour from their real purpose: to meet generals, lawmakers and diplomats and debate the justness of the war. One young man even dozed off.
Also, check out our extensive paper trail on the nominee, replete with rulings, memos, responses to the Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire, and other related material. | link
Previous item: U.S. Forces Raid HQ of Sunni Muslim Scholars
Next item: U.S. Troops Seize Acclaimed Iraqi Journalist
New and Improved Comments