The Gorsuch Nomination, and More from CRS
“Predicting how a nominee to the Supreme Court could affect the Court’s jurisprudence is notably difficult,” according to the Congressional Research Service. But see Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court: Initial Observations, CRS Legal Sidebar, February 1, 2017.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee, updated January 27, 2017
U.S. District Court Vacancies at the Beginning and End of the Obama Presidency: Overview and Comparative Analysis, CRS Insight, January 31, 2017
Import Tariff or Border Tax: What is the Difference and Why Does It Matter?, CRS Legal Sidebar, J anuary 30, 2017
U.S. Crude Oil Exports to International Destinations, CRS Insight, January 30, 2017
Endangered Species Act (ESA): The Exemption Process, January 27, 2017
Trump Administration Changes to the National Security Council: Frequently Asked Questions, CRS Insight, January 30, 2017
Russian Compliance with the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: Background and Issues for Congress, updated January 27, 2017
Mexican-U.S. Relations: Increased Tensions, CRS Insight, February 1, 2017
Barriers Along the U.S. Borders: Key Authorities and Requirements, updated January 27, 2017
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