Sessions defends Roberts Court

July 21, 2010 06:29

Before casting a ‘no’ vote at the Judiciary Committee meeting, Sen. Sessions summarized his concerns with Elena Kagan’s nomination. Sessions said Ms. Kagan fits President Obama’s expressed desire for judges who would allow their personal and political views of “what America should be” to influence their rulings. Sessions argues that such a philosophy of judging is “the greatest threat” to the independence of the courts in our “glorious legal system,” and that judges must serve “under the constitution…not above it.”

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