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Countdown to possible confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court seat

Day one opening statement by Gorsuch, President Trump’s high court nominee
Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated to the high court by President Trump, personalized his introductory statement to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and the public, by acknowledging and thanking key...
21 March 2017 -
A. Cox

The public spectacle of confirmations and politics

The confirmation process of presidential nominations is a show piece that hides the crucial realities of politics
Otto Preminger’s 1962 film “Advise and Consent” told the story of the confirmation of a controversial Secretary of State by the Senate. The film was based upon the Pulitzer Prize winning novel...
22 March 2017 -
G. (. Pezzano

Ted Cruz provides the nerdiest moment in Supreme Court conformation history

Neil Gorsuch provides the answer to the ultimate question from ‘A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’
The second day of the Gorsuch Supreme Court hearing was the first in which the nominee for associate justice had to endure questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The question and...
22 March 2017 -
M. Whittington
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    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the nearly decade-old Microsoft Corp. v. Baker case today, March 21. The hearing is not about alleged Xbox 360 defects. The high court hearing centers on...
    21 March 2017
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  • To fill vacant posts, the Supreme Court puts limits on the President's power

    In response to a case involving the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Supreme Court restrained President's authority to staff certain posts.
    March 21, 2017 marked another day added to U.S. history when the Supreme Court issued restrictions to presidential power when filling vacant political posts. The new constraints have evolved from The...
    22 March 2017
    J. Washington
  • A Fantastic Four: confirmations in Judicial history that make the Supreme Court

    A look back at history when situations unfolded, leaving the American people as Chief Justices to rely on the highest legal system in America.
    Another political arena enters the spotlight next week as a judge from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approaches the Senate for a series of in-depth confirmation hearings. Neil M. Gorsuch is...
    18 March 2017
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