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Likely Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett hailed by right, feared by left

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Though Barrett is the expected replacement for Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as the heir to another justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.
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Amy Coney Barrett, likely high court pick, is Scalia's heir

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CHICAGO - Though Amy Coney Barrett is the expected replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.
Like Scalia, for whom she once clerked, she is a committed Catholic as well as a firm devotee of his favored interpretation of the Constitution known as originalism. Those qualifications delight many on the right but dismay liberals and others who fear her votes could result in chipping away of some laws, especially the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.
President Donald Trump...
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Amy Coney Barrett's expected nomination means a more conservative Supreme Court is primed to weaken or nix Roe v. Wade. Here are 18 abortion cases in the pipeline to the high court

Amy Coney Barrett's expected nomination means a more conservative Supreme Court is primed to weaken or nix Roe v. Wade. Here are 18 abortion cases in the pipeline to the high court

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Roe v. Wade could soon be history.
Much of it anyway, as Republicans eye the real possibility of a 6-3 conservative majority Supreme Court that could rule in their favor in a myriad of anti-abortion cases making their way through the lower courts.
Roe , the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide, is facing its biggest threat in decades following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She's about to be replaced by Judge Amy Coney Barrett , President Donald Trump's conservative pick.
Trump on Saturday is slated to announce Barrett's...
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Barrett Clerked for Scalia. Conservatives Hope She'll Follow His Path

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For years, the conservative movement has been searching for someone who could lead American jurisprudence to the right with the kind of intellectual rigor that conservatives say made Justice Antonin Scalia so effective for decades.
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Barrett's Record: A Conservative Who Would Push the Supreme Court to the Right

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As an appeals court judge, her opinions have reflected those of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia, but with few of his occasional liberal rulings.
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