Anthony Kennedy Quote

In the federal confirmation process, a standard question from the judiciary committee is, "Well, if you're confirmed will you legislate?" And, with a look of horror, the nominee says, "Oh, I won't legislate." Well, what about the law of contract and tort; where do they think it came from, the stork?


Roth Lecture, USC Law School (20 November 1998).

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In the federal confirmation process, a standard question from the judiciary committee is, Well, if you're confirmed will you legislate? And, with a...

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In the federal confirmation process, a standard question from the judiciary committee is, Well, if you're confirmed will you legislate? And, with a...

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In the federal confirmation process, a standard question from the judiciary committee is, Well, if you're confirmed will you legislate? And, with a...

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In the federal confirmation process, a standard question from the judiciary committee is, Well, if you're confirmed will you legislate? And, with a...