Erwin Chemerinsky and Joan Biskupic on Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

UCI Law Talks logoUCI Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Joan Biskupic, Visiting Professor, Legal Analyst and Supreme Court biographer, discuss the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, including the judge’s originalism philosophy, whether Senate Democrats will filibuster the nomination, and if and when the judge will ultimately take a seat on the bench of the country’s highest court.

Image of Dean Chemerinsky and Joan Biskupic


Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, Distinguished Professor of Law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law
Expertise: Constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, appellate litigation

Gorsuch could make a dramatic difference in granting authority back to judges – USA Today
SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch: Scalia, The Sequel – The American Prospect
Filibustering SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch is worth the risk – Politico Magazine
Gorsuch is impeccably qualified, but is he outside the judicial mainstream? – Wall Street Journal
Gorsuch's doctrine could gut protections for women's rights and gay rights, among other things – San Francisco Chronicle


Joan Biskupic

Joan Biskupic, Legal Analyst and Supreme Court biographer
Visiting Professor

Trump's Supreme Court pick starts new battle
The Republican blueprint for Supreme Court nominations
John Roberts gets another chance for a conservative legacy
Why Merrick Garland should keep hoping
Supreme Court, like the country, struggles with race