COMMENTARY: Muzzling an independent judiciary by packing the Supreme Court would upset our system of government and place those freedoms expressly guaranteed by the Constitution in grave peril.
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Hearings Will Display Her Intellect, Personal History and Judicial Philosophy
COLUMN: The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings are set to begin Oct. 12, with the Supreme Court nominee’s opening statements and then two days of questioning.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Catholic mother of seven would fill the seat vacated by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18.
COMMENTARY: How have we ended up in a situation in which every single Supreme Court nomination becomes an opportunity for ideological propaganda and gamesmanship?
More than 95% of Barrett’s majority opinions on the Seventh Circuit court were unanimous, one legal scholar said, emphasizing her ability to unite colleagues around her conclusion.
Both women combine strong professional credentials with their Catholic faith, but their legal careers have followed different trajectories.
It remains to be seen whether Catholic schools can fully live up to the opportunity the Supreme Court has given them.
Ginsburg’s death could tip the balance of the court to a 6-3 conservative majority, if President Donald Trump nominates a new justice to fill the vacancy left by Ginsburg before the November election.
The president added 20 names to his working list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court, including three GOP senators, while Joe Biden, who has pledged to name a Black woman, has yet to release his top picks.