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Trump officially nominates conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court seat

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his re-election effort.
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett has staked out conservative positions

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barrett has staked out conservative positions

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - In nominating Amy Coney Barrett for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court, President Donald Trump has selected a federal appeals court judge who has staked out conservative legal positions on key hot-button issues in three years on the bench.
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Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Barrett Could Be Most Conservative Justice Since Clarence Thomas

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Amy Coney Barrett brings a resume that could make her the most conservative new justice since Clarence Thomas and a dream addition for Republicans looking to remake the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump has named Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his choice to replace late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court - a long-sought victory for conservatives and the anti-abortion movement. “I stand before you today to fulfill one of my highest and most important duties under the United States Constitution,” Trump said...
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Trump announces conservative judge Barrett as Supreme Court pick

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday announced conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett as his third U.S. Supreme Court appointment, setting off a scramble in the Republican-led Senate to confirm her before Election Day in 5-1/2 weeks.
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Donald Trump officially nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court

Donald Trump officially nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By RT

Donald Trump has selected Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the US Supreme Court to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
Trump vowed last week that he would nominate a woman for the vacancy within a week, saying he had an “obligation” to act without delay.
The president made the announcement with Barrett at his side in a Rose Garden ceremony on Saturday. He praised her legal background, saying she is "eminently qualified for the job." Barrettwill decide cases "based on the text of the constitution, as written," he said.
Taking to the podium...
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President Trump Names Amy Coney Barrett As His SCOTUS Nominee

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - President Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.
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Donald Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

1 month ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday evening, igniting what is set to be a titanic fight in the Senate over filling the seat left open after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , just weeks before Election Day.
With Barrett standing beside him in the Rose Garden, Trump called her a “woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution,” saying it was “a very proud moment” for him to nominate her to the Supreme Court.
Barrett was widely expected to be Trump's pick...
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A look at Judge Amy Coney Barrett's notable opinions, votes

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has been on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals since 2017. Her short tenure as a judge has led to few noteworthy or controversial opinions. She has, however, signed onto several decisions that are sure to be questioned in a possible confirmation fight. Here are summaries of some of her notable opinions:
ABORTION
Barrett has twice joined dissenting opinions asking for decisions blocking laws enacted by abortion opponents to be thrown out and reheard by the full appeals court.
Last year, after a three-judge...
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Her words: Amy Coney Barrett on faith, precedent, abortion

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. President Donald Trump on Saturday announced he was nominating Barrett to fill the seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
ON JUDICIAL NOMINEES
“However cagey a justice may be at the nomination stage, her approach to the Constitution becomes evident in the opinions she writes.... It would be difficult for a modern justice to avoid revealing her position on whether the original public meaning of the...
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