few people as qualified to sit on a federal circuit court bench as Judge Leslie
Southwick. Unfortunately the left will stop at nothing to prevent
well-qualified, originalist judges from reaching important federal court
National Review reports on Southwick’s
sterling record and qualifications and catalogues the shameful liberal tactics
intended to smear his reputation and stifle his confirmation to the 5th
Circuit Court. Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) has made clear his intention to lead
the fight to get Southwick a fair up-or-down vote on the floor of the U.S.
Senate (which is that body’s constitutional duty). AdvanceUSA applauds
Senator Specter for his leadership on the important issue of judicial
UPDATE: As if we needed any more
evidence of liberal negligence in stalling qualified judicial nominees, this
article from Law.com mentions the serious vacancy
problem on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.