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Make the Supreme Court reactionary again: Reviewing Neil Gorsuch's record.


He's a very conservative judge, he will likely rubber-stamp much of Trump's reactionary agenda. And the way he's more radically right than Scalia is that he would not require courts to defer to agencies when an act of congress is ambiguous - this will make it harder for federal agencies charged with protecting labor rights, consumer rights and environmental rights from doing their jobs.

Legal scholar Marjorie Cohn reviews the dangerous record of President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch - from an authoritarian tendency that makes "Fascism Forever" look like much more than a high school joke, to a history of undermining worker rights, women's safety and environmental protection - and explains how the pick seems like the first shot in a right wing takeover of the judicial branch.

Marjorie wrote the article Trump's Choice of Gorsuch Endangers Civil, Human and Environmental Rights for Truthout.

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Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn is a legal analyst, writer and professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.


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