Last week, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court, died at age 87 of pancreatic cancer. High on President Trump’s list of Supreme Court candidates, and often mentioned as a likely candidate to replace Justice Ginsburg, is Appellate Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett. President Trump would be well served to nominate Barrett. [ Read More ]
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When the Senate Judiciary Committee begins its confirmation hearing Tuesday on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court we can expect to see Democrats wage an all-out battle to keep the extraordinarily qualified judge off the nation’s highest court. [To read the rest of this article, published at Fox News Opinion, click here.]
Immediately after President Trump introduced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court, Democratic politicians and power-brokers launched a scorched-earth campaign against candidacy. Hillary Shelton of the NAACP declared that Kavanaugh is a “dangerous criminal.” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) warned that Kavanaugh “wants to pave the path to tyranny.” Sen. Cory Booker (D-N. J.) [ Read More ]
Monday night President Trump will nominate a candidate to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. As reported, one of the finalists is Appellate Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett. If she is nominated, Democratic politicians and power-brokers will launch a scorched-earth campaign against her candidacy. At the [ Read More ]
President Trump is expected to announce his nominee Monday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. This nomination will be among the most significant actions of the Trump presidency and is generating an enormous amount of discussion and debate. On the left, the rhetoric is heated [ Read More ]
In spite of a scorched-earth campaign by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Neil Gorsuch has been confirmed to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s untimely death last year. Gorsuch’s nomination was one of the most significant actions of the Trump presidency so far, and his confirmation will now have profound [ Read More ]
Once Donald Trump assumes the office of President of the United States, he will select a nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court caused by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia earlier this year. This nomination will be among the most significant actions of Mr. Trump’s presidency. And for this reason, it is [ Read More ]
No Social Transformation without Representation: What We the People Should Expect in a Nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States
The British cultural critic G. K. Chesterton once noted, “Seemingly from the dawn of man all nations have had governments, and all nations have been ashamed of them.” What is true of “all nations” in relation to their governments is true of many “Americans” in relation to the Supreme Court majority.
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