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  •  that view would have prohibited Earl Warren (4+ / 0-)
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    from being on the court. It's silly. There have been great justices who had never been judges.

    ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

    by James Allen on Thu May 16, 2013 at 08:15:33 AM PDT

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    •  I get that (1+ / 0-)
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      And I am not saying you have to be a judge before being a justice. However, Obama already appointed one non-judge to the court, and I simply cannot see him doing it a second time.

      I am a Tom Rukavina Democrat

      by OGGoldy on Thu May 16, 2013 at 09:01:15 AM PDT

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