Neil Gorsuch

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Neil McGill Gorsuch (born August 29, 1967) is an American lawyer who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.wikipedia
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Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination

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He was nominated by Donald Trump to succeed Antonin Scalia and took the oath of office on April 10, 2017.
On January 31, 2017, soon after taking office, President Donald Trump, a Republican, nominated Neil Gorsuch for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to succeed Antonin Scalia, who had died almost one year earlier.

Donald Trump

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He was nominated by Donald Trump to succeed Antonin Scalia and took the oath of office on April 10, 2017.
He appointed Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Clarence Thomas

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Along with Justice Clarence Thomas, he is an advocate of natural law jurisprudence.
He is also, along with fellow justice Neil Gorsuch, an advocate of natural law jurisprudence.

Anne Gorsuch Burford

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Gorsuch is the son of David Ronald Gorsuch (1937–2001) and Anne Gorsuch Burford (née Anne Irene McGill; 1942–2004).
She was the mother of current Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Neil Gorsuch.

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He attended Georgetown Preparatory School, a prestigious Jesuit prep school, where he was two years junior to Brett Kavanaugh, with whom he would later clerk at the Supreme Court and eventually serve with as a Supreme Court justice.
As a teenager, he attended Georgetown Preparatory School, a Jesuit boys college prep school, where he was two years ahead of future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

Marshall Scholarship

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A Marshall Scholarship enabled him to study at Oxford in 1992–93, where he was supervised by the natural law philosopher John Finnis of University College, Oxford.
To date, two of the nine current Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States are alumni of the program (Neil Gorsuch and Stephen Breyer), while others have been prominent CEOs (LinkedIn, Dolby Labs), members of the United States Congress; members of the Presidential Cabinet of the United States; state Governors; the Deans of Yale Law School, Stanford Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard College; presidents of seven universities or colleges, including Duke University, Wellesley College, the Cooper Union, and Caltech.

Supreme Court of the United States

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Neil McGill Gorsuch (born August 29, 1967) is an American lawyer who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
President Donald Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the seat left vacant by Antonin Scalia's death was the second.

The Fed (newspaper)

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In 1986, he co-founded the alternative Columbia student newspaper The Fed.
Founded in 1986 by Neil M. Gorsuch, Andrew Levy and P.T. Waters, the paper has undergone many changes in mission, style, form, and success, though it has experienced relatively few interruptions in production since the publication of its first issues.

University College, Oxford

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A Marshall Scholarship enabled him to study at Oxford in 1992–93, where he was supervised by the natural law philosopher John Finnis of University College, Oxford. In 2004 he was awarded a DPhil in law (legal philosophy) from the University of Oxford, where he completed research on assisted suicide and euthanasia as a postgraduate student of University College, Oxford.
Notable alumni include Chelsea Clinton, Clement Attlee, Harold Wilson, Bill Clinton, Neil Gorsuch, Stephen Hawking, C. S. Lewis, V. S. Naipaul and Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy

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Gorsuch then attended Harvard Law School, where he was an editor on the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Notable alumni include Neil Gorsuch, Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton, Alexander Acosta, Mike Pompeo, David Jeremiah Barron, Rachel Brand, Jennifer Walker Elrod, John K. Bush, Joseph D. Kearney, Kevin Newsom, Gregory G. Katsas, Adrian Vermeule, Orin Kerr, and David Frum.

Harvard Law School

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Gorsuch then attended Harvard Law School, where he was an editor on the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University, a Juris Doctor from Harvard University, and after practicing law for 15 years received a Doctor of Philosophy in Law from the University of Oxford, where he took courses and defended a doctoral thesis concerning the morality of assisted suicide under the supervision of philosopher John Finnis.
Four of the current nine members of the court graduated from HLS: the chief justice, John Roberts; and associate justices Neil Gorsuch, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan, who also served as the dean of Harvard Law School from 2003 to 2009.

Georgetown Preparatory School

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He attended Georgetown Preparatory School, a prestigious Jesuit prep school, where he was two years junior to Brett Kavanaugh, with whom he would later clerk at the Supreme Court and eventually serve with as a Supreme Court justice.

University of Oxford

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In 2004 he was awarded a DPhil in law (legal philosophy) from the University of Oxford, where he completed research on assisted suicide and euthanasia as a postgraduate student of University College, Oxford. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University, a Juris Doctor from Harvard University, and after practicing law for 15 years received a Doctor of Philosophy in Law from the University of Oxford, where he took courses and defended a doctoral thesis concerning the morality of assisted suicide under the supervision of philosopher John Finnis.
In the United States, three of the nine incumbent Justices of the Supreme Court are Oxonians, namely Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Neil Gorsuch; retired Justices include John Marshall Harlan II, David Souter and Byron White.

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A Marshall Scholarship enabled him to study at Oxford in 1992–93, where he was supervised by the natural law philosopher John Finnis of University College, Oxford. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University, a Juris Doctor from Harvard University, and after practicing law for 15 years received a Doctor of Philosophy in Law from the University of Oxford, where he took courses and defended a doctoral thesis concerning the morality of assisted suicide under the supervision of philosopher John Finnis.
In his book on Finnis' student Neil Gorsuch while at Oxford University, John Greenya has described Finnis's views by stating: "Some of John Finnis's views are very controversial. For example, in defending his long-held position against same-sex marriage and same-sex coupling, he once compared them to bestiality."

Page of the United States Senate

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While attending Georgetown Prep, Gorsuch served as a United States Senate Page in the early 1980s.

Columbia Daily Spectator

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As an undergraduate student, he wrote for the Columbia Daily Spectator student newspaper.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

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He received a Harry S. Truman Scholarship to attend.

Jonathan Papik

One of his former clerks, Jonathan Papik, became an Associate Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court in 2018.
He clerked for then-Judge Neil Gorsuch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and Judge Laurence Silberman of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

David M. Ebel

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Gorsuch was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit by President George W. Bush on May 10, 2006, to replace Judge David M. Ebel, who took senior status in 2006.
Neil Gorsuch, nominated on May 10, 2006, was appointed by President George W. Bush to replace him.

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

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Neil McGill Gorsuch (born August 29, 1967) is an American lawyer who serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Antonin Scalia

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He was nominated by Donald Trump to succeed Antonin Scalia and took the oath of office on April 10, 2017.
On January 31, 2017, Republican President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to succeed Scalia.

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From 1995 to 2005, Gorsuch was in private practice with the law firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel.

Mitch McConnell

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invoked the so-called "Biden Rule" (of 1992) to justify the Senate's refusal to consider the nomination of Merrick Garland in a general election year.
During the Trump presidency, Senate Republicans, under McConnell's leadership, broke records on the number of judicial nominees confirmed; those nominees included Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, each of whom was confirmed to the Supreme Court.

Glossip v. Gross

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That ruling was upheld 5–4 by the Supreme Court in Glossip v. Gross (2015).
On January 12, 2015, Tenth Circuit Judge Mary Beck Briscoe, joined by Neil Gorsuch and Scott Matheson Jr., affirmed.

The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

On April 4, Buzzfeed and Politico ran articles highlighting similar language occurring in Gorsuch's book The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia and an earlier law review article by Abigail Lawlis Kuzma, Indiana's deputy attorney general.
The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia is a 2006 book by Neil Gorsuch.