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The Price of The Nuclear Option: A Republican Mandate

The Price of The Nuclear Option: A Republican Mandate

    By Mike Smith The new rules change allowing only a simple senate majority vote for Supreme Court justice nominees favors the Constitution—Judge Neil Gorsuch has become Chief Justice Gorsuch, filling Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacancy. But the rules change is also a double-edged sword. Now, should another Supreme Court vacancy open in the future—and […]

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: April 1-7/Day 72-78) Week 11

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: April 1-7/Day 72-78) Week 11

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, April 1 (Day 72): Congress Approves letting states decide on Planned Parenthood funding Vice President Pence cast the deciding vote as the Senate approved legislation letting states decide on Planned Parenthood funding after Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) showed up to vote after being absent since Feb. 20th because of back […]

Neil Gorsuch clears committee as Democrats shore up filibuster

Neil Gorsuch clears committee as Democrats shore up filibuster

Judge Neil Gorsuch took a big step toward confirmation to the Supreme Court Monday as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve his nomination, setting up a final floor vote at the end of this week. The 11-9 vote broke down along party lines as Republicans on the committee overpowered Democrats, who mounted fierce opposition, […]

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 18-24/Day 58-64) Week 9

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 18-24/Day 58-64) Week 9

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, March 18 (Day 58): U.S. and China will work together in confronting North Korea U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met in Bejing, China with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to put aside differences between the two nations in advance of a summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese President […]

The Gorsuch Hearings Are Starting. Here’s What To Expect.

The Gorsuch Hearings Are Starting. Here’s What To Expect.

Judge Neil Gorsuch will appear before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary beginning Monday, as the panel mulls whether to recommend his nomination to the full Senate. Thus far, Gorsuch has glided through the nomination process. His glittering resume, which now bears the “well-qualified” imprimatur of the American Bar Association, has foreclosed several lines of […]

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch  to the Supreme Court

  Responding to today’s nomination announcement, Pacific Legal Foundation praised the qualifications and fitness of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. “Judge Gorsuch is superbly well qualified to serve on the Supreme Court and his prior opinions demonstrate a careful effort to enforce the text of the Constitution […]