A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines the judicial record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil M. Gorsuch in advance of his Senate confirmation hearing.
“The report begins by discussing the nominee’s views on two cross-cutting issues — the role of the judiciary and statutory interpretation. It then addresses fourteen separate areas of law, arranged in alphabetical order, from ‘administrative law’ to ‘takings'” and including civil rights, freedom of speech and separation of powers.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings for Supreme Court Nominations: Historical Overview and Data, CRS Insight, March 13, 2017
Taxpayers with Zero Income Tax Liability: Trends Over Time and Across Income Levels, CRS Insight, March 10, 2017
An Introduction to Poverty Measurement, March 9, 2017
Dark Web, updated March 10, 2017
Major Disaster Declarations for Snow Assistance and Severe Winter Storms: An Overview, updated March 13, 2017
Colombia’s Changing Approach to Drug Policy, March 10, 2017
The Marijuana Policy Gap and the Path Forward, March 10, 2017
Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity, updated March 10, 2017
A Change in Direction for Seoul? The Impeachment of South Korea’s President, CRS Insight, March 10, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Visits President Trump, CRS Insight, March 13, 2017
U.S. World War I (1917-1918) Centennial, CRS Insight, March 13, 2017
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.