Confirmation Hearings

Law Professor: KBJ’s Vague ‘Judicial Philosophy’ Leaves Door Open for Expansion of ‘Governmental Power,’ Erosion of ‘Liberty’

Jennifer Mascott, an associate professor of law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, warned on Wednesday that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s refusal to clearly embrace the judicial philosophy of originalism raises concerns about the Supreme Court nominee’s possible reluctance to apply constitutional limitations of government power if confirmed to America’s highest court.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden's pick to replace retiring Justice …

Judge Neil Gorsuch Promises Senators He Will Uphold the Constitution as Written

Judge Neil Gorsuch gave his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday on the first day of hearings on his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In it he unpacked his views on the job of unelected judges in a democratic republic, giving his personal story and pledging to be a public servant who faithfully follows the Constitution and the laws enacted by the people’s elected representatives.

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Steven Mnuchin: ‘Regulation Is Killing Community Banks’

The highlight of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s confirmation hearing so far was his rousing defense of community banks against overbearing federal regulations. “Regulation is killing community banks,” he declared, and if the process is not reversed, we could “end up

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