News: Judicial Appointments

The Blaze: American Bar Association gives Neil Gorsuch its highest rating for the Supreme Court
Judicial Appointments / Mar 10, 2017

The American Bar Association declared this week that Judge Neil Gorsuch is “well-qualified” to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, giving President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia the group’s highest rating. The ABA’s standing committee on the federal judiciary reached the decision unanimously, according to Chairwoman Nancy Scott Degan, who…

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The Denver Post: There is no principled reason to vote against Neil Gorsuch
Judicial Appointments / Mar 9, 2017

As a longtime supporter of Democratic candidates and progressive causes, I understand the anger at the Republicans’ mistreatment of Judge Merrick Garland after he was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama. Partisan advantage reigned over fairness of process, and an exceptionally fine jurist was treated shabbily. But as Judge Neil Gorsuch —…

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Josh Hawley: Neil Gorsuch is exactly the kind of Supreme Court justice we need
Judicial Appointments / Mar 3, 2017

People talk endlessly these days about how divided Americans are, but I’m not sure I believe it. Yes, it’s true that Americans don’t much agree on politics at the moment. And we are as religiously and ethnically diverse as we’ve ever been. But what we do share, and always have, is a deep attachment to…

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Wall Street Journal: Gorsuch in the Mainstream
Judicial Appointments / Feb 9, 2017

One political trope of modern judicial politics is to declare a conservative nominee “out of the mainstream.” The line is never applied to progressive nominees because to the media the mainstream is by definition progressive. Expect to hear more of this about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, albeit without evidence to back it up. According…

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Judge Neil Gorsuch – Making 2016 Great Again
Judicial Appointments / Feb 1, 2017

If history were composed of social media posts, future generations might conclude that 2016 was the most traumatic year in our nation’s political history. Hyperbole ruled the day as the New Year approached, and a skeptical electorate seemed prepared to watch another administration systematically violate every promise of the previous year.    Instead, when history…

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Conservative Review: Mike Lee gives a glowing endorsement of Judge Gorsuch on ‘The Mark Levin Show’
Judicial Appointments / Jan 31, 2017

Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump announced his selection of United States Circuit Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. This nomination was the key issue for many conservatives who voted for Donald Trump. Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin streamed Judge Gorsuch’s speech, and…

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Time to Fight “Tooth and Nail”
Judicial Appointments / Jan 30, 2017

With the President’s Supreme Court nominee revealed, attention now turns to the confirmation process and the anticipated obstruction from Senate Democrats. In fact, just days after the election, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer promised that should he deem Trump’s nominee to be outside his idea of the “mainstream,” he would “fight that nominee tooth and…

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