Detailed Preliminary Report on Alito, from Alliance for Justice

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Judge Alito is the leading conservative voice on the Third Circuit. His ideological similarity to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has earned him the nickname "Scalito." According to the National Law Journal, Judge Alito "is described by lawyers as exceptionally bright, but much more of an ideologue than most of his colleagues." Despite President Bush's suggestion that he values judges who are "restrained" and understand the limited role of the courts, Judge Alito has aggressively sought to curb Congress' legislative authority to tackle issues of national importance ... Nominated to be Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s replacement, Judge Alito would almost certainly shift the balance of the Supreme Court hard to the right ... "There will be no one to the right of Sam Alito on this Court."

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At www.supremecourtwatch.org

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