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Tag Archives: Seventh Circuit

Restrictions on judges upheld

An Aug. 20 opinion from the Seventh Circuit addressing Indiana’s Code of Judicial Conduct effectively immunizes some provisions in Wisconsin’s code from constitutional challenge, as well.

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Commentary: Judicial nominations – then and now

President Obama has appointed UW law professor Victoria Nourse to replace retiring Judge Terence Evans on the Seventh Circuit. Needless to say, it’s not a choice I would make. For me, the simple fact that she wrote an article in the California Law Review last year entitled “A Tale of Two Lochners,” in which she asserts that Lochner v. New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905), was incorrectly decided, is sufficient reason for me not to like the nomination.

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