A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the dismissal of an ACLU lawsuit challenging President Bush’s warrantless surveillance program.
In a 2-1 decision, two Republican appointees on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against allowing the lawsuit. A Clinton-appointed judge disagreed….
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BTW, the judge who authored that decision, Julia Smith Gibbons, is a Reagan-appointed federal trial judge, a Bush 43-appointed appeals court judge, a former legal advisor to conservative TN Gov. and U.S. Senator, Lamar Alexander, and is only 57 years old.
Not a bad choice for the SCOTUS if there’s a vacancy between now and next year, huh?