Thursday, May 01, 2003

Bush Practices Affirmative Action

So why can't the U. of M?

White House officials said the nominations flow from Bush's commitment to expanding gender and racial diversity on the federal bench. "The diversity thing is a constant with him," one official said.

Legal sources said the White House is so focused on finding minority nominees that after officials have exhausted their personal networks in particular geographic areas, they have scoured the directories of federal and state judges, and even the rosters of major law firms, in the quest for qualified minorities they may have overlooked