Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives
Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives
09 May, 2017, 00:36
Among them are Michigan State Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen, who Trump will reportedly nominate to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth District, and Minnesota State Supreme Court Justice David Stras, who Trump will reportedly nominate to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Building off his highly successful appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Fox News reported that Trump has a strong list of constitutional conservatives that he's ready to announce.
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Larsen, a former professor at the University of Michigan law school, has served on the Michigan Supreme Court bench since November 2015 and has written majority opinions in four cases.
Stras formerly clerked for conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and is known to share the view of a limited role for the judiciary.
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