Court Fight: It's More Than Left vs. Right
Nichols makes some excellent points about the impending nomination and the possibilities it brings.
"A Scalia-Thomas majority would not only reverse more than seven decades of Supreme Court legal precedents, but could also return us to a situation America faced in the first third of the 20th Century, when progressive legislation, like child labor laws, was adopted by Congress and signed by the President, but repeatedly rejected on constitutional grounds by the Supreme Court."
The posting also includes a timeline of cases in which O'Conner was the deciding vote. Good stuff. You can also read about what our senator upstate has to say about it:
Schumer urges president to nominate moderate to succeed O'Connor