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April 12 Digest

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Partisan Confirmation Battles Do Disservice to U.S. Supreme Court Nominees, Roberts Says

TROY, N.Y. - With Neil Gorsuch sworn-in this week after a difficult U.S. Supreme Court confirmation, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. said Tuesday the now common political conflict accompanying the process unfairly taints nominees who survive to join the court.

Roberts told students and faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) that the public likely gets the wrong idea about the political stances of new judges because of the partisan warfare that has accompanied recent nominations to the high court.
Read the full story at The National Law Journal

 

Diplomatic Breakdown Rattles Western Law Firms in Russia

Jonathan Nelms, a Baker McKenzie partner in Washington, D.C., who spent nearly three years toiling in the firm's Moscow branch, chooses his words carefully when describing the current state of relations between this country and Russia.

"I don't want to call it a new Cold War," said Nelms, whose firm has 120 lawyers in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Read the full story at The National Law Journal

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