Did Learned Hand wield a whimsical gavel?

On matters of justice, we must trust in the wisdom of our founders and empower judges who understand that the Constitution means what it says.  I’ve submitted judicial nominees who will rule by the letter of the law, not the whim of the gavel.

State of the Union Address, Jan. 28, 2008.

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