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Judicial Nominees Talk Cocaine, Incest At Bizarre Hearing

Law360, Washington (June 20, 2018, 6:41 PM EDT) -- At times echoing a law school classroom, the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday probed judicial nominees for the Fourth Circuit and a Florida district court about the limits of government power, asking about the ability to crack down on cocaine use and stop incest.

The questions about sibling sex and illicit drug use may have been the most difficult of the day for Fourth Circuit nominees District Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum and federal prosecutor Jay Richardson and district court nominees for the Southern District of Florida...
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