Filibustering Gorsuch would send a message that conservative nominees, who are outside of the judicial mainstream, should not be appointed and will be opposed.
Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at University of California, Irvine School of Law, with a joint appointment in Political Science. He was previously the Alston and Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University and a professor at the University of Southern California Law School, DePaul College of Law and UCLA Law School. He is the author of ten books and more than 200 law review articles and writes a weekly column for the Orange County Register, monthly columns for the ABA Journal and the Daily Journal, and frequent op-eds in newspapers across the country. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court. In January 2017, National Jurist magazine again named Dean Chemerinsky as the most influential person in legal education in the United States.
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