An insightful and fair read over at SCOTUSblog on Judge Neil Gorsuch and his record as a judge at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. It’s worth your time. Here’s a snippet from the blog post: If Trump does nominate Gorsuch, the judge’s 49 years would make him – despite his gray hair – among […]
President Donald Trump has lived up to his campaign promise of nominating another conservative-minded Supreme Court justice in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. He chose Judge Neil Grouch to fill the ninth slot that was left vacant after Scalia’s passing. Judge Gorsuch is known to be a constitutional conservative and a strict constitutionalist, in the model […]
Donald Trump will announce his first Supreme Court nominee today at 8 PM. There is a lot of speculation over who his pick will be, but it will be Trump’s choice to choose who to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Washington Examiner said it best: “The name initially announced — the Antonin Scalia School of Law [ASSOL] — has caused some acronym controversy on social media. The Antonin Scalia Law School is a logical substitute. We anticipate the naming will be effective on July 1, 2016, pending final approval by the State Council of […]
Couldn’t have worded it better than the Wall Street Journal: George Mason University School of Law, named after a founding father known for his refusal to sign the Constitution, is renaming itself after a man famed for a strict adherence to its words: Justice Antonin Scalia. George Mason University’s Board of Visitors, who are appointed […]
Obama is going to test the GOP resolve on holding the line on a SCOTUS nominee: The Associated Press reported that Obama has narrowed the list of possible nominees to three appeals court judges: Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the appeals courts in Washington, D.C.; Sri Srinivasan, a judge on that court; and Paul […]
Lots of words from the lame-duck president, but not too much evidence to back up that he actually respects the laws and Constitution. Call conservatives skeptical of him nominating someone who would protect the Constitution. Photo by VCU CNS
This is why no autopsy was ordered: The doctor for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia released a letter Tuesday evening that said the stalwart conservative suffered from obesity, artery disease and diabetes, according to a new report. Scalia, the outspoken constitutional conservative who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the high court […]
Randy Barnett, a law professor at Georgetown, was interviewed by The Federalist and made some interesting insights into the upcoming nomination fight over the Supreme Court, along with why the late Antonin Scalia was a pivotal figure. Photo by VCU CNS
Paul Scalia, a priest in the Roman Catholic Church, gave a moving homily about his late father, Antonin Scalia. He also shared a few humorous and personal stories about his father, but it was quite a homily. The transcript can be read here. The homily can be viewed here.