Supreme Court Nominations

555 ABA Journal Supreme Court Nominations articles.

Sen. Booker complains of rushed nomination process for Barrett, notes Notre Dame profs’ call for delay
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey posed a series of questions to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday, eliciting an unequivocal statement that she condemns white supremacy. But Barrett mostly avoided other questions premised on current events.
After seeing George Floyd video, Barrett says she wept with her daughter
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said Tuesday it’s obvious that racism still exists in the United States, and it is personal for her multiracial family.
Barrett says she doesn’t see Roe v. Wade as ‘super precedent’
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, has acknowledged that seven cases are “super precedent,” but Roe v. Wade isn’t one of them.
SCOTUS nominee Barrett says she’s not ‘hostile’ to the Affordable Care Act
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said during her confirmation hearing Tuesday she is not "hostile" to the Affordable Care Act or to any statute passed by Congress.
Would Barrett recuse in 2020 election case? She spoke of appearances but didn’t answer the question
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett emphasized during her nomination hearing Tuesday that she has made no commitments to rule a certain way in conversations with President Donald Trump, his staff members or anyone else.
Barrett: Racism and discrimination is ‘abhorrent’; ‘I have never discriminated on the basis of sexual preference’
Like Supreme Court nominees before her, Judge Amy Coney Barrett refused to talk about how she would rule in pending cases when questioned during the second day of her confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
What you need to know for Day 2 of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing
The Senate Judiciary Committee should expect some long days ahead as senators begin questioning U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
In delayed remarks, retired Notre Dame law dean praises Barrett as ‘brilliant but humble’
Patricia O’Hara, retired dean at the University of Notre Dame Law School, praised U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s character and intellect in a late introduction that was delayed by technical difficulties.
Democrats at Barrett confirmation hearing focus on health law, even as they label proceedings a ‘sham’
Democrats focused on the Affordable Care Act in their opening statements Monday morning at the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett rated ‘well qualified’ for Supreme Court by ABA standing committee
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has received a "well qualified" rating from a substantial majority of the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary.
Amy Coney Barrett signed 2006 ad calling for end to ‘barbaric legacy of Roe v. Wade’
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is under fire after disclosure of a 2006 ad she signed opposing “abortion on demand” and calling for an end to “the barbaric legacy of Roe v. Wade.”
SCOTUS is back in session amid a loss, a heated election and a world health crisis

The U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes for its new term on Oct. 5 with grief in the air after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a confirmation battle and election controversies swirling all around it and the court’s operations still disrupted by the pandemic.

Chemerinsky: The Supreme Court returns to a term like no other
No other first Monday in October, the traditional start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term, ever has been like this one. With the country still in the midst of a pandemic, oral arguments will be held by telephone as they were in May. The justices and the country are still reeling from the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sept. 18. Looming large is the coming confirmation battle over the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who would add another staunch conservative to the court.
Afternoon Briefs: Barrett’s net worth, Trump’s quick decision revealed; Satanic Temple sues

Trump offered SCOTUS nomination to Barrett the same day he met with her

President Donald Trump offered the U.S. Supreme Court nomination to Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Sept. 21,…

Barrett’s expansive view of Second Amendment could provide fifth vote to strike down gun laws
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett has written just one Second Amendment opinion—a dissent—but the analysis shows that she is likely to go further to protect gun rights than her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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