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Law prof blog-watch

[JURIST] Lawrence Solum [Legal Theory post] of Loyola Law School Los Angeles reflects on what he terms "a very dangerous trend" in public discourse towards opposing judicial nominees on the basis of political ideology. Rick Hasen [Election Law blog post], also of Loyola Law School, disagrees, saying that political ideology does have a place in debates over judicial candidates. David Wagner [Ninomania blog post] of Regent University School of Law [official website] speculates - firmly tongue-in-cheek - on the cause of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's recent right shoulder injury.

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