Monday, December 18, 2006
Over at the VC, Orin Kerr passes on a report of Supreme Court approval ratings from a recent poll. Here are some of the individual results:
Chief Justice Roberts, 36% favorable / 26% unfavorable
Justice Thomas, 48% favorable / 36% unfavorable
Justice Ginsburg, 37% favorable / 35% unfavorable
Justice Alito, 35% favorable / 37% unfavorable
Justice Scalia, 35% favorable / 35% unfavorable
Way to go, Justice Thomas! Forty more years!
But seriously, my personal view as a conlaw scholar is that Justice Thomas writes some of the most thoughtful and well-reasoned opinions of all. I wish his views had prevailed in Kelo.
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