Newly Released Gov Docs Highlight Alito’s Views on Key Issues

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 14, 2005

From FindLaw:

  • “Newly revealed documents show that Pres. Bush’s latest U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee, Judge Samuel Alito, Jr., stated in a 1985 application for a position as Assistant Deputy Attorney General that “I am and always have been a conservative,” and was “particularly proud of my contributions in recent cases in which the government has argued in the Supreme Court that racial and ethnic quotas should not be allowed, and that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion.” [Link]
  • Alito’s Abortion-Related Court Opinions
  • Alito’s Firm360 Profile
  • From the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, National Archives and Records Administration, Reagan Presidential Records Re: Samuel A. Alito, Jr. These records were processed and opened at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA on November 14, 2005 in response to a request by the United States Senate:

  • Re: Samuel A. Alito, Jr.
  • From the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Samuel Alito Documents: Previously Released Documents; Newly Released Documents(Released 11/14/05)
  • See also:

  • Specter, Leahy Release Questionnaire For Samuel Alito To Be Associate Justice Of The United States Supreme Court, November 10, 2005
  • Thomas: Abortion Holds Judiciary Hostage
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