Today Neil Gorsuch took the oaths of office to become a new associate justice of the Supreme Court. This blog provides pictures taken by the court of the private ceremony at the Supreme Court at which Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath to Gorsuch. Mark Walsh also offers this blog a “view” from the Rose Garden at the White House, where Gorsuch took the judicial oath.
Other early coverage comes from Scott Horsley of NPR, Ali Vitali of NBC News, Maya Rhodan of Time, Robert Barnes and Ashley Parker of The Washington Post, Julie Hirschfield Davis of The New York Times, Bill Mears and Andrew O’Reilly of Fox News, Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, Vivian Salama and Sam Hananel of the Associated Press, Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post, Dan Merica of CNN Politics, Richard Wolf and David Jackson of USA Today, David Savage of the Los Angeles Times, Katherine Faulders and Veronica Stracqualursi of ABC News, Adam Edelman of the New York Daily News, Lawrence Hurley of Reuters, Mark Matthews of The Denver Post, Marisa Schultz of the New York Post, Lydia Wheeler of The Hill, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg Politics, Mythili Sampathkumar of The Independent, Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News, Debra Cassens Weiss of the ABA Journal and Caleb Ecarma of The Daily Signal. BBC News also provides two posts.
Early commentary on the oaths comes from Mark Joseph Stern for Slate, James Pindell for Boston Globe, David Smith for The Guardian and Ed Kilgore for New York Magazine. Commentary on the confirmation process more generally comes from Ilya Shapiro for The Federalist, Richard Pildes for Monkey Cage at The Washington Post, Ian Millhiser for Think Progress, and Genevieve Wood for The Daily Signal. Commentary on the future of the court comes from Rick Hasen for Los Angeles Times, who suggests that Chief Justice John Roberts may become the court’s new swing vote, and Matt Ford for The Atlantic.