If I Were Obama, I'd Nominate ...

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- We asked the leaders of appellate teams at top law firms to name the candidate for the U.S. Supreme Court they'd pick if they were President Obama.

William D. Barwick

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, partner and head of the appellate practice group

President Obama would do well in selecting Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears of the Georgia Supreme Court to replace Justice Souter as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. She has the intellect, wisdom and judicial temperament needed on the court. She...
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