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Republicans Move Barrett’s Nomination to Senate Floor
The New York Times, October 22, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to advance Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination despite Democrats boycotting the session in protest.

Watch Live: Senate Panel Vote on Judge Barrett’s Nomination
The New York Times, October 22, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

Media Advisory Regarding November and December Teleconference Argument Audio
Supreme Court of the United States, October 22, 2020

Argument analysis: Justices weigh mandatory deportations based on “thin reed” of minor crimes
SCOTUSblog, October 19, 2020

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Pereida v. Barr, an effort by Clemente Pereida, who has lived in the United States without authorization for nearly 25 years, to avoid mandatory deportation by presenting evidence to an immigration judge that his deportation would cause exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to his United States…

The Questions I Would Have Asked Judge Amy Coney Barrett Before Voting for Her to Ascend to the United States Supreme Court
Justia's Verdict, October 19, 2020

Marci A. Hamilton—a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and one of the country’s leading church-state scholars—offers eight questions she would have asked Judge Amy Coney Barrett during her confirmation hearings. Hamilton points out that questioning a person’s religious affiliation is considered taboo because of the false, public mythology in the United States that religion is always good and pure, despite overwhelming evidence that religion, which is run by humans, often perpetuates domestic violence against women and children.

The Precedent, and Perils, of Court Packing
The New York Times, October 12, 2020

As the Senate begins hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, some liberals say expanding the size of the Supreme Court would be a fitting response to recent Republican moves in the confirmation wars.