It was quite eye opening to discover first thing this morning that the national ACLU board voted for only the third time in its history to oppose a nominee for the US Supreme Court (the other two were William Rehnquist and Robert Bork). Generally, we do not take a position on judicial nominees, in part because we could appear before them. Here’s the ACLU’s press release on our opposition to Alito.
Last month the national ACLU prepared a very thorough report on Alito. You can download it here.