Tag Archives: Trump nomination

Who’s Afraid of the Federalist Society? [Hint: Dick Durbin]

That darn vast right wing conspiracy is at it again: At least, that is, according to some of the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. This time, the target of their angst was Judge Amul Thapar, a federal district court judge in Kentucky who is up for confirmation to the United States Court of Appeals for […]

“Acutely Aware of My Own Imperfections” – A Modest Skeptic for the Supreme Court

Senate Judiciary Committee hearings regarding the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States begin Monday. Like most hearings of this nature, these will undoubtedly prove to be some mix of pomp and circumstance, political theatrics, and run-of-the-mine congressional inquiry. It has become increasingly apparent that the left side of […]