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January 31, 2017

Exactly who should (or are) sentencing fans rooting for as Prez Trump is about to announce his SCOTUS pick?

Regular readers know I have blogged a fair amount about some of the folks on Prez Trump's not-so-short SCOTUS pick list, and some of these prior posts are collected below.  According to press reports, a couple of well-established and generally well-regarded circuit judges have emerged as the most likely pick.  I now wonder if readers with a special interest in sentencing jurisprudence have a special reason to be pulling for a special candidate.  If so, please share who and why in the comments.

Once a pick is announced, I expect to do a little blogging on the nominees' sentencing work even though I expect very few others will be assessing the pick's work in this arena.  And, as always, I both welcome and depend on help from readers who might have insights and perspectives that I am sure to miss hanging out in my ivory tower. 

A few prior related Trumpian SCOTUS posts:

January 31, 2017 at 11:54 AM | Permalink


I would like to see Trump pick a Muslim, and an openly avowed adherent to the Sharia. I have read it, and liked 90%. From a sentencing and criminal law view, Muslim countries have low crime rates, even if very poor.

Posted by: David Behar | Jan 31, 2017 6:52:19 PM

It is Gorsuch...

Posted by: Just Passing By | Jan 31, 2017 8:23:50 PM

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