In these other dispatches about fair and impartial courts:
- President Reagan’s nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to the Supreme Court 30 years ago is the topic of a commentary in Huffington Post by Meg Waite Clayton.
- Talk among some liberals that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ought to retire, for reasons of political timing, is analyzed by Yale law professor Stephen L. Carter in Bloomberg and is critiqued by James Taranto in the Wall Street Journal. Taranto’s column is headlined, “Ruthless People.”
- Saying the federal immigration court in Las Vegas is “swamped,” a Las Vegas (Nevada) Sun editorial calls for immigration reform with this exhortation in the headline: “Republicans should quit blocking debate on how to fix a broken policy.”