“How did she go from really good law professor to the short list?” asks Angie Maxwell, a political science professor at the University of Arkansas who studies conservative politics and feminism. “That’s not from being a law professor. That’s from partisan networks and groups she worked with, and that’s what’s concerning.” – Mother Jones
We need standards for Justices. We need justices who not only understand the law as a professor, but who have lived the law in the courtroom, representing clients and ruling on the merits of cases. Justices should understand the impacts a ruling can have on an individual or a family.