A look at the paper rail of President Bush’s Supreme Court nominee
By SONJA STEPTOE AND HILARY HYLTON
What kind of Supreme Court justice would Harriet Miers be? For anyone trying to assess her qualifications, analyze her philosophy and predict her behavior, Miers would seem to present a fairly blank slate. She has no judicial resume and hasn’t left a long trail of noteworthy memos, briefs, oral argument transcripts or law journal articles.
An indication of her stance on gay rights comes from this questionaire from the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition of Dallas Miers filled out while running for the Dallas City Council in 1989. In it, she supported full civil rights for gays and lesbians and backed AIDS education programs for the city of Dallas. (Source: Quorumreport.com) (more…)