The Bork Controversy / Justice Stevens in Public Remarks Praises Bork's Qualifications
Stuart Taylor JR., THE JOURNAL RECORD
WASHINGTON - Justice John Paul Stevens has entered the fray in support of Judge Robert H. Bork, the nominee to the Supreme Court, in unusual public remarks praising his qualifications and implicitly rejecting the portrait of a rigid, right-wing ideologue painted by some opponents of the nomination.
In a little-noted public speech in Colorado two weeks ago, Stevens likened Bork's constitutional philosophy as expressed in one 1984 opinion to that of himself and two other moderate centrists on the court, Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., who retired June 26, and Justice Potter Stewart, who retired in 1981 and has since died.
``I personally regard him as a very …
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Publication information: Article title: The Bork Controversy / Justice Stevens in Public Remarks Praises Bork's Qualifications. Contributors: Stuart Taylor JR. - Author. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: August 8, 1987. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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