Friday, September 16, 2005

Moderate Judges.

Now the Senate is looking for moderate judges, mainstream judges. What in the world is a moderate interpretation of a constitutional text? Halfway between what it says and what we'd like it to say?
Source: Justice Scalia in a California speech as related by National Review September 25, 2005 Vol LVII No. 17 page 6.

There are signs that Judge Roberts holds the above view. The question about sticking up for the little guy and his response is a case in point.

Judges do not need to update the Constitution, there is a well established process in place to update the constitution.