Trump’s New Supreme Court Nominee: Judges Must Interpret, Not Make Law, Interpret Statues and Constitution as Written

Trump’s New Supreme Court Nominee: Judges Must Interpret, Not Make Law, Interpret Statues and Constitution as Written, by Ian Hanchett.

After the announcement of his nomination to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh stated, “A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written, and a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent.” …

He later added, “My judicial philosophy is straightforward. A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written, and a judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent.”

Radical, considering the legislating by the Court that has occurred in the last five decades.

ABC’s Nightline Blasts ‘Controversial’ Nominee Before He’s Even Announced! By Scott Whitlock.

The new Supreme Court pick is very “controversial,” whoever he or she turned out to be. That was the consensus of ABC’s Nightline. About 90 minutes before Donald Trump announced the name of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Nightline’s Twitter page blasted [and later added the correction]:

… Networks routinely label “conservative” judges and skimp on “liberal” labels for Democratic nominees.

It’s the tribe, not the principle: