Judge Kavanaugh on the Confirmation Process - Volokh Conspiracy

Clark Diaz
July 12, 2018

Susan Collins, et al. above is from a March 2018 news conference in Washington, DC. But as ME voters look to November and beyond, every issue and every elective office matters.

And, as she's always maintained, Gloria says there's only ONE group that should be trusted on such an important issue.

A lot is left to be decided by the Court, but Covington said it's certain that "the boundary of Roe is going to continue to be defined". Those included a number of disputed cases, including ones supporting same-sex marriage and a woman's right to an abortion.

"You follow precedent and if Roe v. Wade is the law of the land-I suspect that he will follow precedent", said Pirro.

Jumaane Williams as he protested against US President Donald Trump. The Kavanaugh pick thrilled anti-choice leader Marjorie Dannenfelser, who pointed to Kavanaugh's opinions in cases involving abortion and birth control.

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. Hearing from the state's pro-choice majority could affect her vote.

Without including homes, Kavanaugh would rank at the bottom of disclosed assets among the justices by a considerable margin, according to a review of 2017 disclosures listed on Fix the Court, a website dedicated to greater transparency in the judiciary branch. Kavanaugh was one of several Kozinski clerks he helped place with Justice Kennedy, one reason that ambitious law school students competed hard to clerk for Kozinski. Kavanaugh perhaps did a better job than most checking every box, but many other people have similarly strong records of accomplishment.

While Kavanaugh wrote that legal action against a president should be deferred, he also noted there is no current law that requires that. "But what I can assure you is that what the president was looking for here was a nominee who will respect the Constitution as written, who will faithfully uphold the Constitution and all of his interpretations of the law". Claire McCaskill to support President Trump's latest pick for the Supreme Court, using a speech in McCaskill's home state of Missouri to hammer the vulnerable Democrat for her opposition to Trump's first nominee previous year. However, last October, while sitting on the Appeals Court in Washington, he voted against other judges who permitted a teenage illegal immigrant in USA custody to have an abortion. With Justice Anthony Kennedy gone, the court could undermine marriage equality and anti-discrimination laws.

"Future decisions on the constitutionality of government surveillance of Americans will be huge". "He's conservative. but I think he is respectful of the court and the court system as institutions".

Many judicial decisions will affect what happens in states.

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"I don't think anyone is going to overturn Roe versus Wade". After all, the2018 Maine Republican party platform opposes abortion (and even opposes marriage equality).

"Establishment Democrats, like the Governor Cuomo and Lieutenant". In contrast, Republican Shawn Moody has flipped from his 2010 race.

Donnelly also said, "I work for the people of IN and I want them to have a voice IN this".

"It seems to be that if you are running for president on the Democratic side in 2020 or thinking about it, you have to prove you are the most insane person when it comes to Trump nominees", Graham said in the interview with Fox host Martha MacCallum.

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who had conferred with Trump on making his second pick for the court, called the Yale-educated judge "a very fine man" and told reporters he expects Kavanaugh's confirmation to go well. Is the fact that he's not a millionaire and would have the lowest net worth on the Supreme Court supposed to make average Americans think less of him?

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