President Trump has chosen Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Courtroom seat.
Barrett, 48, was a finalist for the Supreme Courtroom spot that went to Brett Kavanaugh in 2018.
She was confirmed in 2017 for her present judgeship on the seventh US Circuit Courtroom of Appeals, which covers Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.
Born in New Orleans in 1972 and a 1997 Notre Dame regulation graduate, Barrett labored in non-public follow after which turned a regulation professor, settling at Notre Dame in 2002. She as soon as served as a former regulation clerk to the late right-wing beacon Justice Antonin Scalia.
Barrett, if confirmed, will definitely tilt the excessive courtroom additional rightward for years to return. She has demonstrated her conservative bona fides on Second Modification gun rights, immigration and abortion. You possibly can learn extra about her writings right here.