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Last week, Neil Gorsuch did about as well as a Supreme Court nominee could before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He got some thorough grilling from Democratic members, including Rhode Island’s Sheldon Whitehouse and Minnesota’s Al Franken, who questioned decisions as a federal appeals court judge...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the diminutive liberal colossus of the Supreme Court, has built a distinguished record as a Justice, but her legacy as a nominee is more dubious. In her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, in 1993, she refused to answer most questions about how, if confirmed, she would rule. Show More Summary
A day in the life of Pepperdine Dean Deanell Tacha: Thursday morning: testify before Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C.: Thursday evening: cheer on Kansas basketball team's Sweet 16 win over Purdue in Kansas City: Photo credit: Pepperdine 3L Ryan Anderson, taken on Deanell's television as she graciously allowed Ryan...
After four days of marathon hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced that Democrats will filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Under current Senate...Show More Summary
During this week’s Supreme Court nomination hearings, Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, portrayed Judge Neil Gorsuch as a biased judge who has consistently ruled in favor of corporations. If Gorsuch...Show More Summary
HRC LEGAL DIRECTOR TESTIFIES AT NEIL GORSUCH’S SCOTUS NOMINATION HEARING: Yesterday, HRC Legal Director Sarah Warbelow testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Gorsuch’s nomination, where she detailed the equality case against the nominee. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Minnesota Senator Al Franken doesn’t belong in the United States Senate, let alone on the Senate Judiciary Committee. A little short in the self-awareness department, Franken sought to show up Judge Gorsuch in the committee’s confirmation hearing this week. Show More Summary
Thursday was the final day for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear outside arguments for or against Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Despite his stellar qualifications, Senate Democrats vowed to throw a hissy-fit and filibuster the confirmation vote. Show More Summary
At Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, experts and witnesses testified about Gorsuch, his past decisions, and his potential to shape the law. The most moving testimony came from Sandy...Show More Summary
By Nika Knight / Common Dreams On Thursday, after three days of Senate Judiciary Committee testimony, Schumer announced that he could not support Gorsuch’s nomination and indicated that he would join a filibuster against the nominee...
HRC Legal Director Sarah Warbelow is scheduled to testify today before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Gorsuch’s nomination, and will detail the equality case against the nominee. Gorsuch has a long and troubling career opposing...Show More Summary
NEIL GORSUCH. Democrats will filibuster nomination: “As the Senate Judiciary Committee was hearing from witnesses for and against Judge Neil Gorsuch, his Supreme Court nomination was delivered a critical blow: Senate Minority LeaderShow More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Reporter/commentator Brendan Kirby has watched enough of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to identify the “Five dumbest questions put to Gorsuch.” Kirby’s report is current as of 10:19 a.m. yesterday, so it may not be his last word on the subject. Show More Summary
Good: As the Senate Judiciary Committee was hearing from witnesses for and against Judge Neil Gorsuch, his Supreme Court nomination was delivered a critical blow: Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he would join with other Democrats in filibustering Gorsuch — a move that would require at least 60 senators to vote to […]
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch defended his opposition to assisted suicide yesterday during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings. Gorsuch has written a book specifically opposing assisted suicide saying that the the intentional taking of human life is always wrong. Gorsuch wrote: “All human beings are intrinsically valuable and the intentional taking of human life by […]
TODAY -- HRC LEGAL DIRECTOR SARAH WARBELOW TESTIFIES AGAINST GORSUCH NOMINATION: HRC Legal Director Sarah Warbelow is scheduled to testify today before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Gorsuch’s nomination, and will detail the equality case against the nominee. Show More Summary
The Democrats sitting on the Senate Judiciary Committee completely lifted the veil off their bias on Thursday when they tweeted the following...
The Senate Judiciary Committee considers the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court in the fourth day of hearings...
Wednesday marked the third day of Judge Neil Gorsuch's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Rewire's Vice President of Law and the Courts Jessica Mason Pieklo has been monitoring the scene. The post Missed the Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings So Far? Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on Rewire.