Ben Smith's Blog: Another possible first - POLITICO.com: "Another possible first
Among the people whose names are being floated for the Supreme Court is Stanford Law Dean Kathleen Sullivan, a top constitutional scholar who has been active in gay rights battles in the Supreme Court, and who as the blog of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund writes, would be the first openly gay person on the court.
The group Lambda Legal wrote Obama in January pressing the appointement of ''out' LGBT judges.'
Human Rights Campaign emails over a statement from its legal director, Lara Schwartz, that the group 'looks forward to seeing more openly-LGBT people appointed to the federal courts and other positions' but that 'what’s most important is a nominee must have a track record that demonstrates her or his ability to consider and decide cases fairly.'"
Here is the beginning of my post. And here is the rest of it.