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- David Ingram games out the likely Supreme Court nominees in a Romney administration. Unsurprisingly, the list is topped by Paul Clement, the Republican attorney that Republicans hired to lash out at immigrants, gay people and the uninsured.
- Meanwhile, David Weigel reminds us all why we should be grateful that Judge Janice Rogers Brown — the judge who recently suggested that pretty much anything that any American government does to protect workers or consumers is unconstitutional — is too old to be a likely Supreme Court nominee.
- The Vermont House will consider a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment eliminating corporate personhood.
- There are far too many lawyers in this country.
- A federal judge in New York held that an advocate of jury nullification could not be punished for standing outside of a courtroom handing out brochures to jurors telling them to ignore the law if they disagree with it.
- And, finally, it’s not clear if this editorial was published because the good folks at the National Review have a visceral objection to any campaign finance regulation, or simply because they wanted to remind folks that John Edwards is pretty scuzzy. Regardless, they don’t think he should be prosecuted.