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Who is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's Supreme Court nominee?

26 days ago   |   By NBC News

The Notre Dame law school grad and mother of seven is expected to consolidate the conservative majority.
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Amy Coney Barrett and the New, Old Anti-Catholicism

26 days ago   |   By NY Times

Critics of Trump's Supreme Court nominee argue that pious Catholics are a problem for liberalism. They have a point.
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How Amy Coney Barrett might rule

How Amy Coney Barrett might rule

26 days ago   |   By Politico

Amy Coney Barrett's ascent to the Supreme Court is not yet assured - but it could have earth-shaking consequences for American law.
Democrats fear the 48-year-old Barrett will cement a conservative majority on the high court for a generation, rolling back abortion rights, ending Obamacare and limiting the federal government's power to fight climate change.
For President Donald Trump and his allies, her record over three years as a federal appeals court judge and a decade as a half as a law professor calms their fears that the current court doesn't produce reliably conservative results...
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How it happened: From law professor to high court in 4 years

26 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Barrett's fast-track rise, set to drive the nation's highest court to the right for a generation or longer, is the fulfillment of a decadeslong effort by conservatives to remake the federal bench that kicked into high gear after President Donald Trump was elected. For Trump, whose 2016 victory hinged in large part on white evangelicals' reluctant support of his candidacy tied to his promise to fill the seat...
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Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about Trump's Supreme Court nominee

26 days ago   |   By WGN TV

Barrett, 48, was previously considered as a finalist for Trump's second nomination to the high court, which eventually went to Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
A devout Catholic mother of seven, she is a favorite of religious conservatives and considered a strong opponent of abortion.
Graphic profiles potential Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
Barrett was nominated by Trump to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and confirmed by the Senate in October 2017 by a 55-43 vote. The 7th Circuit, based in Chicago, covers the states of Illinois, Indiana...
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