judicial confirmations

Biden on the voters not deserving to know if he will pack the Supreme Court

10 Oct , 2020   Video

KTNV reporter Ross DiMattei: “This is the number one thing that I’ve been asked about from viewers in the past couple of days.”

Biden: “Well you’ve been asked by the viewers who are probably Republicans who don’t want me continuing to talk about what they’re doing to the court right now.”…

judicial confirmations, op-ed

At Real Clear Politics: Amy Coney Barrett a Clear 2nd Amendment Backer

24 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at Real Clear Politics.

The Second Amendment is hanging in the balance, and Trump’s Supreme Court nomination this Saturday will determine its fate. All of Trump’s likely nominees – 7th Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 11th Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa and 4th Circuit Judge Allison Jones Rushing– would likely be strong on this issue.


judicial confirmations, op-ed

At Newsweek: Senate Republicans have Precedent on Their Side

23 Sep , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Newsweek.

While Senate Republicans promise to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court and Democrats threaten to pack the Court, leading Democrats claim precedent is on their side. “Mitch McConnell set the precedent,” Massachusetts senator Ed Markey tweeted.