The cost -- to the right -- of Miers' scalp

O'Connor may get a vote after all in abortion cases looming on the Supreme Court's docket


Tim Grieve
October 27, 2005 8:18PM (UTC)

The religious right may be celebrating the withdrawal of Harriet Miers this morning, but the victory may come at a cost. As Lyle Denniston notes today at SCOTUSblog, starting the process over again means it's likely that Sandra Day O'Connor will still be on the bench when the Supreme Court takes up three abortion-related cases on Nov. 30.


Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

MORE FROM Tim Grieve

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Supreme Court War Room




BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••


Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •