Alito Hearing Finito; We've Got a New Supreme Court Justice


As Julian Sanchez once wrote, "Sam Alito, Jump a Little Higher."

Alito has been confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 58-42 vote and what will surely be known as the era of the Trenton Court has begun (Alito shares a hometown with Antonin Scalia).

Some Reason writings about Alito here.

And back last July, we polled legal seers about who should be named to the Supreme Court (and more). The number of our crew who picked Alito as a likely–or wise–choice? Go here for the answer.