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  • First Liberty | Kelly Shackelford on Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings
    This Is Just the Beginning of the Nomination Battle

A Special Thank You from the U.S. Senate


 

Check out this letter to our president, Kelly Shackelford, from the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Chuck Grassley.  In addition to taking your religious freedom cases, First Liberty gets involved to ensure Constitutional originalist judges are confirmed to the bench. Our experts are always at work to keep you and our representatives up to date on pertinent analyses crucial for a well staffed bench and the preservation of liberty.


In the News


Check out these articles with outstanding graphics and stats on nominees and the process to the bench.


Washington Post Everything you need to know about appointing a Supreme Court justice
Washington Post How Trump is shifting the most important courts in the country

Read what others are saying about the presidential power of appointments and how President Trump is impacting the courts.


BuzzFeed News Trump’s New Judges Are Everything Conservatives Hoped For And Liberals Feared
CATO It’s Time for GOP Leadership to Stop Letting Democrats Stall Judicial Nominations
Chicago Tribune Trump drives long-lasting impact on federal courts through conservative nominees
NY Times Lasting Implications for the Courts as Republicans Gain in the Senate
NY Times Trump Could ‘Flip’ the Supreme Court. His Impact on the Lower Courts Is Less Clear.

Here’s what’s unfolding in the Senate regarding judicial appointments.


Fox News Stalled judicial nominees will be confirmed ‘no matter what tactics’ employed, McConnell says
GOP USA Lindsey Graham likely to lead Senate Judiciary Committee
National Review Senate Judiciary Committee Keeps Humming Along
National Review Judicial Nominations Update
NY Times Senate Truce Collapses as G.O.P. Rush to Confirm More Judges Begins Anew

Delve deeper! You’ll find references to the Founding Fathers’ intentions for the court, views on the purpose of the court and how judges should act (in both the nominee phase and once on the bench), and political strategies used to by all the branches to further their causes through the judiciary.


CATO How Constitutional Corruption Has Led to Ideological Litmus Tests for Judicial Nominees
CATO How the Courts Got Dumbed Down
CATO Judicial Nominations and the Freedom Movement
CATO Originalism Can Help Solve This Problem
CATO Senate Rules and Norms, Not the Size of the Federal Government, are to Blame for the Broken Judicial Confirmation Process
CATO The Lost Culture of Originalism
National Review ‘The Virtues of Judicial Self-Restraint’
National Review The Supreme Court Has Been Making Policy
National Review Yes, the Supreme Court Is Undemocratic
NY Times What’s the Point of the Supreme Court?
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To The American Legion:

As a grateful citizen, I support your effort to honor those who have fallen in battle and to keep the Bladensburg WWI Veterans Memorial standing as a visible reminder of valor, sacrifice, endurance, and devotion.

Veterans memorials like the one in Bladensburg, MD are symbols reminding us of the sacrifice of our service members and the cost of war. Tearing down the Bladensburg Memorial would erase the memory of the 49 fallen heroes of Prince George’s County—like they never even existed.

We cannot allow the Bladensburg Memorial to be bulldozed.

Please know that you have my support and backing in your petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.