Judge Neil Gorsuch on the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Judge Neil Gorsuch on the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch are underway. While Republicans are feeling good about the days ahead, many Democrats are still upset at the Senate’s refusal last year to hear President Obama’s nominee. Expect procedure and a lot of politics, as lawmakers try to fill the vacancy.

Guests

  • Edward Whelan president, Ethics and Public Policy Center; contributor to National Review Online Bench Memos blog; former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
  • Jeffrey Rosen president and CEO, The National Constitution Center; author of "Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet."
  • Margaret Russell professor of constitutional law, Santa Clara University School of Law; board member, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Theresa Wardon partner, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP; former clerk for Judge Neil Gorsuch 2008-2009.

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