Monday, March 20, 2017

Rulings Offer Glimpse Into What Kind Of Justice Neil Gorsuch Would Be

Some liberals wary of Judge Neil Gorsuch's fitness for the Supreme Court point to the Case of the Frozen Trucker. As an appeals court judge, Gorsuch ruled against a driver who claimed he'd been wrongly fired because he ignored his supervisor's demands by unhitching his unheated truck from its malfunctioning trailer and driving away in subzero weather in search of safety.
Here's a twist: Some conservatives supportive of Gorsuch cite the exact same case, in admiration.
In his more than a decade at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court has written hundreds of opinions and participated in thousands of panel decisions.
A collection of liberal and conservative legal activists were asked by The Washington Post to narrow that voluminous jurisprudence to a handful that they say best illustrate how Gorsuch sees the law.
Somewhat surprisingly, their choices often matched.
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