Gorsuch sworn in ahead of key Supreme Court cases

Daily News Article - April 11, 2017

Questions

1. What will Neil Gorsuch be the first Supreme Court Justice to do?

2. When will Justice Gorsuch begin his tenure on the Supreme Court?

3. Why could Justice Gorsuch be the deciding vote on a religious freedom case to come before the court on April 19?

4. What type of judge is Neil Gorsuch?

5. What is textualism (originalism)?

6. Read the “Background” below the questions. Consider the following:

This can be confusing, and possibly boring:) to some of you, but it is important that you understand the issue in order to be a good citizen and an educated voter. Do you support constitutionalist or activist judges? Explain your answer.