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Judge Reinhardt: “Liberal Badboy of the Federal Judiciary”

Posted on Tuesday, November 30th at 10:13am

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Way back in 1997, before gay marriage was even an issue, the Weekly Standard
reviewed Judge Reinhardt's career and called him "the liberal badboy of the
federal judiciary," "one of the most overturned judges in history" as well 
as "The Judge the Supreme Court Loves to Overturn"

STEPHEN REINHARDT is the liberal badboy of the federal judiciary. He is
ideological, outlandish, and never dull. The 66-year-old judge, appointed by
Jimmy Carter in 1980 to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco,
is well known to the Supreme Court, which has a habit of overturning his

In fact, Reinhardt is one of the most overturned judges in history. In this
term alone, the high court has reversed seven opinions that Reinhardt has
either written or been party to. These haven't been narrow reversals,
either--all seven of them have been unanimous."


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