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Topic - H. Liu
President Obama's push to stack the federal bench with left-wing ideologues is picking up steam. A questionable candidate approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month now faces a final confirmation vote in the full Senate. Susan L. Carney was tapped for a spot on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, despite having little courtroom experience.
Mr. Liu is so radical that he has claimed there may be a constitutional right to welfare, that the judiciary should act as "a culturally situated interpreter of social meaning," and that courts should look to "foreign authority" for guidance in applying laws in America.