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Sunday, March 19, 2017

"Opening shot: Gorsuch statement to committee to set tone for confirmation hearing." Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has an article that begins, "At some point Monday afternoon, Judge Neil Gorsuch will sit alone at the witness table and deliver his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, setting the initial tone for the week's worth of probing."
Posted at 11:30 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gorsuch Confirmation Presents Democrats With 2 Difficult Paths": Carl Hulse has this new installment of his "On Washington" column online at The New York Times.
Posted at 11:25 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Federal Judge Offers A Behind-The-Bench Look At Trump's First Supreme Court Nominee; Judge Harris Hartz, who has served with Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch for the past decade, spoke with BuzzFeed News about what Gorsuch is like to work with and why be believes some of Gorsuch's critics have it wrong about his record": Zoe Tillman of BuzzFeed News has this report.
Posted at 11:20 PM by Howard Bashman


"What Neil Gorsuch Can Learn From His Grandfather": Andrew Cohen has this essay online at the Brennan Center for Justice.
Posted at 11:14 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch an 'extremist,' Feinstein's office says": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report.
Posted at 11:10 PM by Howard Bashman


"Supreme Court nominees should weigh in on these rulings. You're up, Judge Gorsuch." Law professor Vikram Amar has this essay online at The Washington Post.
Posted at 11:05 PM by Howard Bashman


"What is Neil Gorsuch's religion? It's complicated." Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor, has this report.
Posted at 11:00 PM by Howard Bashman


"Democrats May Be Botching This Supreme Court Confirmation Fight; Heading into Neil Gorsuch's hearing, it's unclear how they plan to land blows on Donald Trump's conservative court pick": Jennifer Bendery and Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post have this report.
Posted at 10:54 PM by Howard Bashman


"Gorsuch, a Conservative Firebrand in College, Evolved Into a Conciliator; President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee wins praise from Democrats for his civility and respect for opposing views, but some high school and college acquaintances remember him as a provocateur who took after his dynamic mother, a Reagan cabinet member": Jess Bravin of Thw Wall Street Journal has this report.
Posted at 08:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"Let's start telling the truth about what the Supreme Court does": Law professor Brian Leiter has this essay online at The Washington Post.

Yesterday, Leiter posted on SSRN a paper titled "The Roles of Judges in Democracies: A Realistic View."
Posted at 08:32 PM by Howard Bashman



"Avoid, Sidestep, Retreat: Justices' Advice on Confirmation Tactics": Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 07:56 PM by Howard Bashman


"What Gorsuch Has in Common With Liberals": Akhil Reed Amar has this essay in the Sunday Review section of today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 07:48 PM by Howard Bashman


"A Few Words About That Ten-Million-Dollar Serial Comma": Mary Norris -- copy editor at The New Yorker and author of "Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen" -- has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 05:44 PM by Howard Bashman


"The Courts and President Trump's Words": Jeffrey Toobin has this post online at The New Yorker.
Posted at 05:38 PM by Howard Bashman


"Grassley and Feinstein: The Pair Who Will Lead Gorsuch's Senate Hearings." Jennifer Steinhauer of The New York Times has this report.
Posted at 05:34 PM by Howard Bashman


"Political dogfight over Supreme Court finally reaches Senate": Richard Wolf of USA Today has this report.
Posted at 05:32 PM by Howard Bashman


"Why the Establishment Clause Has Emerged as the Chief Stumbling Block for Trump's Muslim Ban": Michael Dorf has this post at "Dorf on Law."
Posted at 03:40 PM by Howard Bashman


"Justices to hear property rights dispute over family's land": Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has this report.
Posted at 01:07 PM by Howard Bashman


"Federal court gives students chance to parry with judges": Sudhin Thanawala of The Associated Press has a report that begins, "The nation's largest federal appeals court is giving law-school students the opportunity to argue real cases."
Posted at 01:03 PM by Howard Bashman


"What Neil Gorsuch learned from Kennedy, Scalia and Thomas": Ariane de Vogue of CNN.com has this report.
Posted at 11:17 AM by Howard Bashman


"Democrats under fire as Gorsuch hearings begin; Activists tell lawmakers they better go hard after Trump's Supreme Court nominee": Elana Schor of Politico.com has this report.
Posted at 11:07 AM by Howard Bashman


"The Case Against Neil Gorsuch: The Supreme Court nominee's jurisprudence shows he values religious people's beliefs above all else." Dahlia Lithwick has this jurisprudence essay online today at Slate.
Posted at 11:05 AM by Howard Bashman


"A Texas Woman 'Voted Like a U.S. Citizen.' Only She Wasn't." Michael Wines of The New York Times has this report. According to the article, the case is now on appeal.
Posted at 11:02 AM by Howard Bashman


"Democrats: Don't Use Republican Playbook on Gorsuch." Michael R. Bloomberg has this essay online today at Bloomberg View.
Posted at 10:56 AM by Howard Bashman


"Trump and Republicans face a fresh test to shape Supreme Court, assert their power with Gorsuch hearings": Ed O'Keefe and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.
Posted at 10:53 AM by Howard Bashman


"Justice Department Fires Salvo at Consumer Watchdog; Trump administration backs legal effort to have structure of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau declared unconstitutional": Brent Kendall of The Wall Street Journal has this report.

In yesterday's edition of The New York Times, Stacy Cowley had an article headlined "Give President Free Rein to Fire Consumer Board Chief, Justice Dept. Argues."

And Lisa Lambert of Reuters reports that "Trump administration fights its own agency in U.S. court."
Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman



"Neil Gorsuch's Dissertation Opposes Same-Sex Marriage": Corey Brettschneider has this essay online at Time magazine.
Posted at 10:45 AM by Howard Bashman


"Newly Public Emails Hint at Gorsuch's View of Presidential Power": Charlie Savage has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
Posted at 10:40 AM by Howard Bashman


"U.S. Supreme Court's ideological balance at stake in confirmation fight": Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung of Reuters have this report.
Posted at 10:32 AM by Howard Bashman


"Posner and Gorsuch": Philip Hamburger has this post at the blog of the Library of Law and Liberty (via Eric Posner).
Posted at 10:28 AM by Howard Bashman






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