8th Circ. Pick’s Bias Makes Him Unfit, ABA Committee Says

Husch Blackwell senior counsel L. Steven Grasz is not qualified to be an Eighth Circuit judge due to “temperament issues,” including bias regarding social matters like abortion and a lack of open-mindedness, an American Bar Association committee told lawmakers Monday.

The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary said in its letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that it has completed its evaluation of the professional qualifications of President Donald Trump's nominee, based on his “qualities of integrity, professional competence, and judicial temperament,” and unanimously...

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