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Argument: Argument thesis  History has shown liberals to be the greatest suppressors of individual power
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Parent Node: Node supports parent assertion  The Courts have moved rightward over the last 40 years
Node Text: Rise of Federalist Society in vetting Federal judges

Since its founding in 1982, the ideologically conservative Federalist Society has asserted increasing power over judicial appointments. This has culminated in George W Bush "terminat[ing] the American Bar Association’s nearly half-century-old monopoly on rating judicial nominees' qualifications for office."
Node Created: Ulysses Berman — 2008-08-21 18:33:34

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