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DROPPING THE GAVEL: Veteran Senators Demand End to N.J. Supreme Court Justices’ Tenure

The New Jersey Supreme Court could get a major face lift if two veteran Republican legislators get their way, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, Senators Gerald Cardinale (R-39) and Michael Doherty (R-23) introduced a constitutional amendment (SCR-152) abolishing tenure for New Jersey Supreme Court justices and implementing elections for reappointment. “The New Jersey Supreme Court has imposed expensive […]

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N.J.’s chief justice asks ICE to stop arresting immigrants at courthouses

TRENTON — The chief justice of New Jersey’s Supreme Court is calling on federal immigration officials to stop arresting unauthorized immigrants at state courthouses, warning the practice could undermine New Jersey’s justice system. In a letter to federal Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner raised concerns over two recent arrests by Immigration […]

4 Lessons Conservatives Should Learn From Getting Gorsuch Through

Leaders of organizations that worked to help win Senate confirmation for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, say conservatives can learn valuable lessons from the process. “I think first of all you start with an incredibly talented, well-qualified candidate like Gorsuch and that makes the whole job easier,” Carrie Severino, chief counsel […]

After Clearing Committee Vote, Here’s What’s Next for Gorsuch

In a vote along party lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 to pass Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, out of committee. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa said Gorsuch’s nomination will now move to the Senate. Chairman @ChuckGrassley: The nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of #SCOTUS is […]

Senate Democrats Stall Committee Vote for Neil Gorsuch

Democrats have successfully succeeded in delaying the committee vote for Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. The Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to have a committee vote for Gorsuch on March 27, with a full Senate vote on April 3. Now, the full Senate vote will not take place until April 5. “Like […]

Neil Gorsuch promises independence from Trump, Congress

Judge Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he’s perfectly ready to rule against President Trump, the man who nominated him to the Supreme Court, should the law require it, taking a firm stand for judicial independence as he sought to win confirmation to the high court. The judge also said he has made no promises to Mr. […]

SCOTUS Isn’t Coming to Bob Menendez’s Rescue

Bob Menendez‘s upcoming vote on the Gorsuch nomination is no longer relevant, Save Jerseyans. Back in December, Menendez’s lawyers filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that his pending federal bribery charges infringe upon legislative activity protected by the United States Constitution’s “Speech-Or-Debate” Clause. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated, without comment, that it won’t […]

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Will It Be Cory Booker vs. Cory Booker On The Gorsuch Nomination?

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) sat down with Trump SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch last week, Save Jerseyans, but we still don’t know if your state’s junior senator, who legislates-while-distracted, is going to support an up-or-down vote. Will he come around eventually? Depends which Booker you ask… The guy who supported Merrick Garland’s nomination when Barack Obama was still president […]

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Cory Booker was scheduled to chat with Gorsuch on Wednesday

Cory Booker (D-Twitter) SHOULD be able to find plenty common ground with Trump SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch, Save Jerseyans, but since our junior senator is running for president, the President shouldn’t count on his vote for confirmation. It’d be the right thing to do for the country but tough choice for a Democrat primary hopeful. He still […]

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Neil Gorsuch’s Proven Track Record of Protecting Religious Liberty

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch is a solid originalist and textualist when it comes to interpreting the Constitution and statutory authority. This alone is reason to believe he will be a good Supreme Court justice, but his strong rulings on religious liberty only bolster his qualifications. On this issue, he has […]

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GORSUCH: Trump’s Attacks On The Judiciary ‘Disheartening’

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal told reporters that Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, told him during a private meeting Wednesday that he found the president’s attacks on the federal judiciary “disheartening and demoralizing.” In a statement after Blumenthal’s comments, Gorsuch spokesman Ron Bonjean confirmed […]

GORSUCHED: Analyzing Menendez’s Supreme Court Quagmire

Supreme Court nominations in the modern political age are almost always dramatic affairs, Save Jerseyans. We can thank Uncle Joe Biden for that. For New Jersey’s own indicted senior U.S. Senator “Hudson Bob” Robert Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic)? President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the highest court in the land is a little more involved than your […]

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