The politics of a Supreme Court appointment

Interim writer, Rory Leishman, National Affairs By Rory Leishman Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, has outstanding credentials as a lawyer, law professor, and federal judge. She is also solidly pro-life. But does it follow that pro-life Republicans in the United States Senate should rush through her ratification before [...]

2020-12-06T15:51:56-05:00October 31, 2020|Rory Leishman|

Amy Coney Barrett says Roe is not super-precedent

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice who was a darling of feminists and others on the Left, passed away in late September, it set up an opportunity for President Donald Trump to leave a long-term legacy by appointing a third justice to the country’s highest court. Earlier in the summer, Trump had released a list of potential Supreme Court appointments [...]

2020-12-06T15:52:33-05:00October 30, 2020|Politics|
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