Garret Epps is the Legal Affairs Editor of the Washington Monthly and a professor of law emeritus at the University of Baltimore. He is the author of American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution and four other books about the Constitution.
The high court nominee was particularly evasive about a landmark contraceptive case.
At Day Two of her hearings, the Supreme Court nominee was visibly wrestling with legal and ethical questions about recusal.
Instead, Democrats stuck to a quotidian but reality-based argument about how Trump’s nominee would scrap the Affordable Care Act.
The Supreme Court is political, divided, and not the honest referee the Chief Justice promised. Harold Pinter would recognize this play.
She respects precedent less than Antonin Scalia, meaning she’s ready to join Clarence Thomas and start taking a hammer to long standing decisions