Thursday, October 05, 2006

Judge Prior says judiciary's independence not under attack

Despite the general agreement that our judiciary is under attack more than ever, Judge William Prior (on the 11th Circuit) wrote an op-ed, which starts out like this:

Recently some leaders of the bench and bar -- including, on this page last week, retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor -- have decried what they describe as unprecedented threats to the independence of the judiciary. I respectfully disagree.

You can read the whole thing here.


Anonymous said...

Me thinks you mean Pryor

Anonymous said...

I love the fact that Pryor picks three "liberals" as examples of heated judicial criticism.

Why no Scalia? He is perhaps the foremost generator of overheated judicial criticism. Pryor trying to keep his "constitution in exile" credentials intact.