Monday, July 9, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee: Judge Brett Kavanaugh

President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. Republican Senate leaders have promised a vote on the Kavanaugh nomination by late Fall 2018.

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Will you watch tonight (9 pm EST) as the President announces his choice for the U.S. Supreme Court nominee? Do you care or feel the nominee has the potential to affect you and/or your family's life?

Here are some important facts about the potential nominees. Who would you choose:

Thomas Hardiman, 53
·3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia (11 years)
·Notre Dame (undergrad), Georgetown Law
·First person in immediate family to graduate from college
·Father of three

Raymond Kethledge, 51
·US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio (10 years)
·University of Michigan (undergrad and Law School)
·Author, w/Army veteran Mike Erwin, "Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude" recognizes leaders including Dwight Eisenhower, Jane Goodall, Winston Churchill, and Martin L. King, Jr.
·Former law clerk for Justice Anthony Kennedy
·Father of daughter and son

Amy Coney Barrett, 46
·United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago, Illinois (8 months)
·Rhodes College (undergrad), Notre Dame Law
·Former law professor at Notre Dame Law School and George Washington University Law Schools
·Mother of seven including two adopted children from Haiti

Brett Kavanaugh, 53
·U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (12 years)
·Yale (undergrad and Law School)
·Former law clerk for Justice Anthony Kennedy
·Senior Associate Counsel and Associate Counsel to President George W. Bush
·Father of two daughters