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Thursday, June 09, 2005
Updating Supreme Court Odds
Additions/updates in green
Nomination to the Court: Ted Olson - former Solicitor General. 4:1 Larry Thompson - former Deputy Attorney General. 6:1 Edward Prado - 5th circuit judge. 6:1 Emilio Miller Garza - 5th circuit judge. 7:1 Michael McConnell - 10th circuit judge. 9:1 Alberto Gonzales - U.S. Attorney General, former justice of Texas Supreme Court. 10:1 J. Michael Luttig - 4th circuit judge from Texas. 11:1 Samuel Alito Jr. - 3rd circuit judge. 13:1 Edith Jones - 5th circuit judge. 14:1 J. Harvie Wilkinson - 4th circuit judge. 16:1 John Cornyn - Sen TX. 20:1
Nomination as Chief Justice: Antonin Scalia. 3:1 Ted Olson. 5:1 Larry Thompson. 7:1 Edward Prado - 5th circuit judge. 8:1 Clarence Thomas. 10:1 Emilio Miller Garza - 5th circuit judge. 10:1 Sandra Day O'Connor. 11:1 Alberto Gonzales. 13:1 Michael McConnell. 14:1 Anthony Kennedy. 25:1