Afternoon round-up: Senate confirms Gorsuch
By a vote of 54-45, the Senate today confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the 113th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Amy Howe reports on the confirmation for this blog, and Mark Walsh covers Gorsuch’s upcoming oaths and ceremonies.
Additional early coverage comes Nina Totenberg of NPR, Ed O’Keefe and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post, Adam Liptak and Matt Flegenheimer of The New York Times, Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung of Reuters, Laura Litvan of Bloomberg Politics, Leigh Ann Caldwell of NBC News, Alexander Bolton with two posts for The Hill, Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed News, Elana Schor of Politico, Debra Cassens Weiss of the ABA Journal, Russell Berman of The Atlantic, Ian Mason of Brietbart, Tierney Sneed of Talking Points Memo, Daniella Diaz and Amanda Wills of CNN Politics, Judson Berger of Fox News, Gabrielle Levy of U.S. News & World Report, Ryan Lovelace of the Washington Examiner, Caleb Ecarma of The Daily Signal and Lisa Mascaro and David Savage of the Los Angeles Times.
Additional early commentary comes from Ross Barkan for The Guardian, Jonathan Adler for The Volokh Conspiracy at The Washington Post, Rick Hasen for his Election Law Blog, Ilya Shapiro and Roger Pilon for Cato at Liberty, Ramesh Ponnuru for National Review, Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern for Slate, Kent Scheidegger for his Crime and Consequences blog, Ian Millhiser with two posts for Think Progress, Andrew Prokop for Vox, Charles Pierce for Esquire, Ivan Eland for The Hill and E.J. Dionne Jr. for the San Francisco Chronicle.
All of the blog’s coverage of the Gorsuch nomination is available at this link.
Recommended Citation: Andrew Hamm, Afternoon round-up: Senate confirms Gorsuch, SCOTUSblog (Apr. 7, 2017, 5:17 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/04/afternoon-round-senate-confirms-gorsuch/