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67. Harold Koh - Yale Law Dean nt
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  -Obama's inevitable Stevens and Ginsburg SCOTUS replacements--let's throw some names out there. Unsane  Oct-25-08 01:08 AM   #0 
  - I just want them to be young enough to stay there several decades.  tblue   Oct-25-08 01:10 AM   #1 
  - Justice Bill Clinton  Joe Bacon   Oct-25-08 03:46 PM   #45 
  - No to Sunstein!  MetricSystem   Oct-25-08 01:13 AM   #2 
  - Alan C. Page  bleowheels   Oct-25-08 01:14 AM   #3 
  - too old  Unsane   Oct-25-08 01:16 AM   #4 
     - But.....  bleowheels   Oct-25-08 01:21 AM   #6 
        - There are other, younger black jurists out there ya know.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 01:24 AM   #7 
        - but I didn't pick him simply on his ethnicity. He is a very popular justice and..  bleowheels   Oct-25-08 01:37 AM   #10 
        - He's a judge? Wasn't he a "purple people eater"? nt  PaulHo   Oct-25-08 01:33 AM   #9 
        - yes he was  bleowheels   Oct-25-08 01:39 AM   #11 
        - Ah, so he IS the Alan Page who used to play for the Vikings;  Phredicles   Oct-25-08 04:05 PM   #48 
  - Kenji Yoshino.  PaulHo   Oct-25-08 01:20 AM   #5 
  - He'd be a little too much too soon, but I like your thinking.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 01:26 AM   #8 
  - Judge,smudge. He's ready now. The reality is Obama could get him thru...  PaulHo   Oct-25-08 07:58 AM   #23 
  - I think Yoshino would need a circuit placement first.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 02:20 PM   #39 
  - Was Earl Warren a judge? William O. Douglas?  PaulHo   Oct-25-08 03:35 PM   #42 
     - Different time, different era. We live in a post-Robert Bork world.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 04:13 PM   #49 
        - I think we may be living in a "post-post-Bork" world.  PaulHo   Oct-26-08 07:49 AM   #65 
  - There is no way Yoshino would ever be nominated  ROh70   Oct-26-08 01:29 AM   #62 
     - agreed, and Koh's been floated for a while  Unsane   Oct-26-08 01:33 AM   #63 
     - He's ok, but not very , umm... *transformational*. (Koh, that is.)  PaulHo   Oct-26-08 07:44 AM   #64 
  - The Republicans wouldn't dare filibuster judicial appointments, would they?  dansolo   Oct-25-08 03:41 PM   #43 
  - Just read his bio. Wow. Wow!  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-25-08 02:06 AM   #14 
     - Brilliant speaker and compelling personality.  PaulHo   Oct-25-08 08:02 AM   #24 
     - Scalia's head would fucking explode  verges   Oct-25-08 10:57 AM   #36 
  - I do like the idea of appointing someone from the DC or 4th circuits  NeilSTL   Oct-25-08 01:42 AM   #12 
  - Scalia will be 80 in 2016  Unsane   Oct-25-08 02:17 AM   #15 
  - Don't forget the crackpot 7th  DefenseLawyer   Oct-25-08 08:02 AM   #25 
  - Judge Sotomayor is a lock  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-25-08 02:01 AM   #13 
  - No too Cass. Too conservative. How about William Ayres?  Hamlette   Oct-25-08 02:24 AM   #16 
  - I respecfully disagree, Hamlette  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-25-08 02:36 AM   #19 
     - please don't tell anyone but  Hamlette   Oct-25-08 10:37 AM   #29 
        - Thank you!  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-26-08 12:11 AM   #59 
  - Hillary Clinton! Her Senate seat is a safe one.  JCMach1   Oct-25-08 02:25 AM   #17 
  - Only 17 posts for this to be brought up!  Unsane   Oct-25-08 02:28 AM   #18 
     - Agreed  tammywammy   Oct-25-08 02:42 AM   #21 
  - Hillary Clinton. John Perry Barlow.  impeachdubya   Oct-25-08 02:41 AM   #20 
  - Caroline Kennedy  Waiting For Everyman   Oct-25-08 02:45 AM   #22 
  - Cass Sunstein is the one big problem I have with Obama.  mmonk   Oct-25-08 08:04 AM   #26 
  - Let's don't count our unhatced chickens just yet  Stop Cornyn   Oct-25-08 08:05 AM   #27 
  - John Edwards...dude needs a job and he's young ;-)  Demi_Babe   Oct-25-08 08:06 AM   #28 
  - I thought he was back in private law practice.  djg21   Oct-25-08 10:50 AM   #31 
  - I would like to see terms limited.  djg21   Oct-25-08 10:48 AM   #30 
  - Obama's first nominee will be a woman. BET That  BrentTaylor   Oct-25-08 10:51 AM   #32 
  - I agree...  BreatheOnMe   Oct-25-08 03:48 PM   #46 
     - interesting  Unsane   Oct-25-08 09:26 PM   #54 
     - Dean Kagan and Governor Granholm would be good choices  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-25-08 11:52 PM   #57 
        - agreed  Unsane   Oct-26-08 01:16 AM   #60 
        - I'm a big fan of Granholm's  BreatheOnMe   Oct-26-08 10:07 AM   #66 
  - Jonathan Turley  Mz Pip   Oct-25-08 10:52 AM   #33 
  - I was just about to say it. You beat me to it!  phleshdef   Oct-25-08 10:54 AM   #34 
  - He also supported the impeachment of WJC. No thanks.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 02:17 PM   #38 
  - I second that.  garybeck   Oct-26-08 01:23 AM   #61 
  - Laurence Tribe, Harvard Law Professor & Constitutional Law Scholar  Phx_Dem   Oct-25-08 10:57 AM   #35 
  - Too old, but maybe you'd see him as AG or WH counsel.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 02:17 PM   #37 
     - Tribe is 67.  DefenseLawyer   Oct-25-08 03:44 PM   #44 
        - And conservatives would gladly confirm a liberal justice nearing 70.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 04:15 PM   #50 
        - And they gladly confirmed Souter at 51, didn't they?  DefenseLawyer   Oct-25-08 05:09 PM   #51 
           - My suggestions aren't lesser known quantities; they have a clear judicial record.  Unsane   Oct-25-08 05:16 PM   #53 
        - Agreed on all counts  FKA MNChimpH8R   Oct-26-08 12:03 AM   #58 
  - Rives Kistler or Virginia Linder  Liberalboy   Oct-25-08 03:16 PM   #40 
  - I don't know much about judges but I think it will be a woman  BreatheOnMe   Oct-25-08 03:22 PM   #41 
  - Gabrielle K. McDonald  Bucky   Oct-25-08 03:57 PM   #47 
  - No one over 55  ruggerson   Oct-25-08 05:13 PM   #52 
  - agree  Unsane   Oct-25-08 11:24 PM   #55 
  - Anyone who's a proven liberal and young (like in their 40's) is fine with me  ShadowLiberal   Oct-25-08 11:43 PM   #56 
  - Harold Koh - Yale Law Dean nt  HamdenRice   Oct-26-08 10:26 AM   #67 
 

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