Ex-GOP Lawyer Wants Judiciary Probe Focused on Democrat ‘Corruption’ has a useful article on the Judiciary Committee memos controversy today.

One of several parts of the story that caught my eye is this:

A June 5, 2002, memo, again to [Democrat Senator Dick] Durbin, stated: “Under pressure from Senator Hollings – who apparently is backing [Dennis] Shedd because the trial lawyers want him off the district court bench – Chairman Leahy is planning to hold a hearing in late June [2002].”

So the liberal Senators have been letting trial lawyers move judges around?

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