Gorsuch Stresses Need for ‘Neutral’ Judges

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, emphasized on Monday the need for judicial independence even as Mr. Trump castigates jurists who have ruled against him.

On Washington: Gorsuch Confirmation Presents Democrats With 2 Difficult Paths

Will Democrats try to block Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s confirmation or hold their fire for a later vacancy? Either way, he seems headed for the Supreme Court.

Immigration Agents Should Not ‘Stalk’ Courts, California Justice Says

By JENNIFER MEDINA March 16, 2017 LOS ANGELES — California’s top judicial official asked the Trump administration on Thursday to stop immigration agents from “stalking” courthouses in the state to make immigration arrests....

Democrats’ Quandary on Gorsuch: Appease the Base or Honor the Process

The Supreme Court nominee presents a challenge for moderate Democratic senators, who must negotiate the anger of liberal voters and an instinct for comity among lawmakers.