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November 15, 2019

Kavanaugh's keynote address represents an indication that he feels less of a need to keep a low profile.

May 6, 2018

One of Trump's most controversial picks — 6th Circuit Judge John Bush, who had penned a blog post under a pseudonym comparing abortion to slavery — ruled in favor of a Mexican woman seeking asylum in the United States. He was backed by two judges appointed by Democratic presidents. "We and our sister circuits have found a real threat of individual persecution when an applicant presented evidence describing threats of harm," Bush wrote. Curt Levey, president of the conservative Committee for Justice, said the decision shows that Trump's judges are "believers in textualism and the rule of law, rather than ideological conservatives who might decide cases based on their personal political beliefs..."

April 30, 2018

Expect to hear a lot about abortion rights, which Kennedy helped to protect in a 2016 case from Texas, and gay rights, three years after Kennedy wrote the 5-4 opinion legalizing same-sex marriage. Pro-choice Republican senators such as Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska would be prime targets. "The easiest way to lose one of them is abortion," says Curt Levey, president of the conservative Committee for Justice...

October 31, 2017

But both the Alliance for Justice and conservative groups think the airing of the religious issue has inoculated Barrett from such future attacks if she is nominated for a future Supreme Court opening. "The high profile nature of their attacks on her Catholicism only served to raise her star in the conservative legal community," said Curt Levey, president of the conservative Committee for Justice. "Barrett would almost surely get consideration if Justice Ginsburg retires..."

May 8, 2017

"The large number of judicial vacancies gives President Trump a historic opportunity to move the federal courts in the right direction -- towards constitutionalism and away from judicial activism -- in just four years," said Curt Levey, president of the conservative Committee for Justice.

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February 13, 2015

The oldest and, some would argue, wisest justices on the Supreme Court are at the top of their game – and are fast approaching their day of reckoning.

It's not their health that's at issue, though together Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia have lived more than 160 years. Nor is it their acumen; Ginsburg still works assiduously into the wee hours of the night, while Scalia writes and rails more provocatively than his colleagues...

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