Supreme Court | A conservative legal infrastructure developed over the last 20 years has conservatives hoping the days of unpleasant surprises from Republican-appointed justices are over
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/13/18, 03:13 pm
Despite some muted anxiety from conservatives and loud opposition from liberals, Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seems headed for confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months. President Donald Trump’s second pick for the high court, Kavanaugh, 53, would succeed Kavanaugh's former boss—swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy—for whom he clerked.