Author Archives: Steve Lash

Steve Lash covers federal and Maryland appellate courts and the General Assembly’s judiciary committees for The Daily Record. He joined the newspaper in 2008 after spending nearly 20 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court and legal affairs for several publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Cox Newspapers, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and West’s Legal News. Lash, a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law, is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court and Maryland bars.

Kagan’s quiet confirmation

Where’s all that partisan wrangling we were promised over President Barack Obama‘s Supreme Court nominees when he took office in January 2009? His first pick, Sonia Sotomayor, was confirmed last year with nary a cross word during Senate debate. She ...

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