Miers: A "top lawyer" or just an "influential" one?Quicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|When George W. Bush was asked today about the credentials of his Supreme Court nominee, he did his best to deflect concerns that Harriet Miers' highest qualification may be her loyalty to the president himself. 'She's plenty bright,' Bush insisted. Then he said that Miers was 'consistently rated as one of the top 50 women lawyers in the United States -- not just one year, but consistently rated that way -- and as one of the top 100 lawyers.'|
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