The Role of a Justice of the Supreme Court

Dr. Claude Mariottini - Professor of Old Testament

On July 9, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a sitting judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to become the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy who was retiring after more than 30 years on the Court. Notwithstanding all the controversy surrounding the confirmation process, Judge Kavanaugh was approved by the Senate on October 6, 2018.

Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court was controversial from the beginning. The main reason for the opposition of Judge Kavanaugh was because he was replacing Justice Kennedy who was considered to be the swing vote on many controversial cases before the Court, such as abortion rights, same-sex marriage, and affirmative action. One question in the mind of…

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