Two questions senators should ask Neil Gorsuch about natural law
Original story at The Economist• 3 mentions • 1 week ago
The Economist 1 week ago
The Supreme Court nominee’s moral views seem closely tied to his jurisprudence DURING the campaign, Donald Trump pledged to name a Supreme Court justice “very much in the mould” of Antonin Scalia, the conservative jurist who died over a year ago. In many respects Neil Gorsuch, whose Senate confirmation hearings begin on March 20th, fits that bill. Like Mr Scalia, Mr Gorsuch, a decade-long veteran of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, has a deeply conservative record. He aims to interpret the constitution in line with its original meaning. He is a clear and elegant writer. There are some notable ...