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WEEKEND READER: The Truth About A Supreme Court Contender

Feb 6, 2022 Joel Warner
Judge J. Michelle Childs’ work history suggests she’d be a dangerous choice for a Supreme Court justice.
WEEKEND READER: The Truth About A Supreme Court Contender
Judge J. Michelle Childs (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Everyone from powerful Democratic Rep. James Clyburn to Republican garbage dump loiterer Lindsey Graham is angling for President Joe Biden to pick South Carolina District Court Judge J. Michelle Childs to replace outgoing justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court — and the administration has confirmed that Childs is in the running. But as we highlight in two American Prospect pieces linked to below, Childs’ history when it comes to labor issues and criminal justice reform suggests she would be a very troubling choice for the high court.

Read all about it in this week’s Weekend Reader, exclusively for paying subscribers below.

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