Filling the Ninth Seat: A Panel Discussion on the Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

February 23, 2017 —


In March, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will appear before the Senate to be confirmed as the ninth member of the highest court. Adam Liptak of The New York Times will moderate an engaging roundtable of experts to discuss Judge Gorsuch’s background, the nomination and confirmation process, and the potential impact of the nominee on the Court’s dockets and decisions. 

Presented by The Supreme Court Institute, The American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society of Georgetown Law.


Adam Liptak (Moderator)— Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times

Shay Dvoretzky— Partner, Jones Day

Caroline Fredrickson— President, American Constitution Society for Law & Policy

Ed Whelan— President, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Elizabeth B. Wydra— President, Constitutional Accountability Center

Kristine Lucius— Former Chief Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary


Wednesday March 1 at 4:00 p.m.


Bernard P. McDonough Hall

Room 203

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.


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