President Donald Trump announced a short while ago his choice for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, 10th Circuit. The judge’s credentials appear impeccable. He’s a constitutionalist and from what everyone is saying the closest one would ever get to Justice Antonin Scalia who passed last year. Progressives are not going to be happy.
Gorsuch is 49 years old and was born in Denver, Colo., where he sits on the 10th Circuit United States Court of Appeals, to which he was nominated by former President George W. Bush.
The judge has been married to Louise Gorsuch for more than 20 years, he said, and has two daughters.
He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1991 and received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1988.
Gorsuch clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and former Justice Byron White.
He was the principal deputy to the associate attorney general and acting associate attorney general in 2005-2006.
Seen as an ardent defender of religious liberties, Gorsuch wrote a book on the ethics of assisted suicide and Euthanasia[…]