This week President Bush nominated University of Utah Law School Professor Michael McConnell to the U.S. Court of Appeals. He will likely face confirmation questions about his view that the federal government should spend more money on religious institutions. Last year, McConnell participated in a Slate “Dialogue” with Alan Brinkley on the election crisis. (Click here to read the exchange.) In 1998, he corresponded with Kathleen M. Sullivan on the constitutionality of government vouchers for parochial schools. (Click here.) And in 1997, he debated Ronald Dworkin on assisted suicide. (Click here.)