without regards to any other political or social factor.
M-R: “With regards to those at the district court, clerk magistrate level, their political views aren’t really going to come into play unless their views indicate they will be soft on crime.
the only criteria in picking lower court judges was that they were tough on crime," he said,
Something that M-R emphasized throughout his time as MA-Gov.
M-R said that his: "criteria would change with an opening on the MA Supreme Court, where he would focus more on ensuring that the judge had a “strict constructionist, judicial philosophy.”
Romney’s attempts to turn the MA courts right can be seen in the appt of Cons Chris Moore to chair the J-N-C.
C-M is a member of the Federalist Society,