TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 27, 2017

The Trump administration is considering asking judicial nominees to refuse interviews with the American Bar Association and refuse to sign waivers allowing the ABA to access their disciplinary records, the ABA Journal reports. The measure is being considered after the ABA gave a “not qualified” rating to federal nominee Leonard Steven Grasz, who was found by an ABA committee to appear to be affected by a “passionately held social agenda.” The rating was based on interviews with 207 lawyers, judges and others.