Admittedly, I was more than pleasantly surprised when Judge Neil Gorsuch was chosen by President Trump to be his nominee for Supreme Court justice. Gorsuch was chosen almost a year after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death and following an intense and divisive election. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court's open seat was previously held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who was one of the most ideologically conservative voting members of the bench. Read more...
by Robert Maguire and Anna Massoglia Moments after President Trump’s January announcement that Neil Gorsuch was his pick to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s Supreme Court seat, a small nonprofit that most Americans have never heard of launched ConfirmGorsuch.com. Show More Summary
As Judge Neil Gorsuch faces his confirmation hearings to be the next Supreme Court Justice, the Trump White House and Republican Senators continue to say that he is a strong conservative in the mold of Justice Antonin Scalia, who he would replace. Show More Summary
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says he’s an “originalist.” The late Justice Antonin Scalia, whom Gorsuch called “a lion of the law,” also championed originalism. Justice Clarence Thomas now stands alone on the high court as a self-proclaimed...Show More Summary
"They are cut from the same cloth.” — Vice President Mike Pence Both supporters and opponents liken Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to Justice Antonin Scalia, so this guide uses Justice Scalia’s votes to explore the kinds of judicial decisions Gorsuch might make. Show More Summary
One has to wonder why Democrats are fond of shooting themselves in the foot. The nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court will not shift the balance of the court. He is a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia. Yet Democrats, in their ever-growing inability to “get it” are going to filibuster Gorsuch’s nomination. Show More Summary
Opening day was Monday for the Senate confirmation hearing of federal Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Much like Scalia, the Colorado-based Gorsuch is known for his consistent conservatism and strict originalist...
Gorsuch is young and fit, and conceivably could duplicate Scalia’s tenure on the high court. The day the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died Appeals Court Judge and Scalia’s nominated replacement, Neil Gorsuch, said he could barely get down a ski run in Colorado because he was so blinded by tears at his death. Show More Summary
This week, the U.S. Senate is holding hearings to consider President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Senators must evaluate how … Click to Continue »
The Colorado-based federal appeals court judge is looking to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died 13 months ago.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has had positive things to say about the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, once noting that he was a “witty, funny...
As the Senate holds hearings this week to confirm Antonin Scalia’s successor, it is important to reflect on his legacy. In a 2016 lecture, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch described hearing about Scalia’s unexpected death while on a ski trip, “I immediately lost what breath I had left, and I am not embarrassed to admit that […]
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Gorsuch is known for his consistent conservatism and originalist views, much like the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
DURING the campaign, Donald Trump pledged to name a Supreme Court justice “very much in the mould” of Antonin Scalia, the conservative jurist who died over a year ago. In many respects Neil Gorsuch, whose Senate confirmation hearings begin on March 20th, fits that bill.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has something in common with both Justice Clarence Thomas and with the late Justice Antonin Scalia. All three jurists are known as proponents of originalism, which is the idea that the ConstitutionShow More Summary
Conservatives have championed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch as an originalist in the mold of his mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia. “Judge Gorsuch is a longstanding proponent of the view that the Constitution must be interpreted...Show More Summary
A whole 13 months after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia left a vacancy on the Supreme Court, the Senate will hold confirmation hearings starting on Monday to probe the judge nominated to replace him. “It’s a fascinating process because clearly he has strengths in intellect and articulateness that make him an appealing candidate,” Mr. Blumenthal told The New York Times.
Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia possesses the same limited view of religious freedom supported by the conservatives currently on the Supreme Court.