Amy Coney Barrett and the confirmation process

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Author(s) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board
Source Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Date October 19, 2020
URL https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/opinion/editorials/2020/10/19/editorial-supreme-court-amy-coney-barrett-confirmation-process/3713580001/
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Quotes-start.png We are a long way from a Senate Judiciary Committee of dignity and deference. We are a long way from a moment like the one during Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s confirmation hearings when conservative Republican Orrin Hatch told then-Judge Ginsburg, “I admire you.” But we could get back to a serious process, based on goodwill and the probing of different judicial philosophies, if we wanted to. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Barrett should be confirmed on the topic Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court nomination.