More good opinionated reads:
* Author Philip K. Howard, writing last week in the Wall Street Journal on the celebrated decision by the Appellate Committee of Britain’s House of Lords in Tomlinson v. Congleton Borough Council, discussed earlier in this space Aug. 11 and Oct. 3 (“When Judges Won’t Judge”, Oct. 22, reprinted at Common Good);
* Also in the Wall Street Journal (OpinionJournal, Oct. 27), editor Robert Bartley on the vindication of his editorial page in its criticism of hysterical media fads over supposed epidemics of sex abuse at nursery schools (see May 8, 2003, Sept. 4-6, 1999) and autoimmune disease from silicone breast implants;
* Clint Bolick, vice president of the Institute for Justice, strongly supports the nomination of the “strikingly libertarian” California Supreme Court Justice Janice Brown to the D.C. Circuit (“Good judge”, Reason Online, Oct. 27; more on the nomination from David Bernstein, Lawrence Solum).