Thursday, January 12, 2006

Alito and Immigration Again: Senate Testimony

Assistant Professor Goodwin Lui's testimony during the Alito confirmation hearings spoke to the Judge's position on immigration issue -- and many other important issues.  The immigration discussion (which opens by noting Judge Posner's skepticism of the BIA) can be found at page 14.  The upshot of the testimony is that Alito has taken quite a narrow view of judicial checks on government error in immirgation cases -- a position that leaves him well to the right of even his Republican judicial colleagues.  The document is here:

Download Liu_Alito_Testimony.pdf


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