Here Comes the Judge

Ever since Alan Dershowitz struck out, Leona Helmsley has been pining away in Danbury federal prison. Not for long, if ROBERT BORK has anything to say about it. Judge Bork, a Supreme Court nominee who was spurned in 1987, will argue her tax-fraud case before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City at the end of the summer. As Solicitor General for Presidents Nixon and Ford, he spent four years arguing cases before the Supreme Court. But why would a distinguished legal scholar and jurist want to take an assignment like the Helmsley case? Explains the judge: "In...

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