Trump’s Judges and Desegregation

Justice Gorsuch, retiring Justice Kennedy, and Justice Kavanaugh

NPR examines new justices on desegregation.

Recall the facts and ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education case, and the realize that judicial nominees are interviewed in a Senate confirmation hearing. Listen to this audio broadcast from National Public Radio and then answer the questions that follow.


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Questions for Completion:

1. What do different prospective justices respond to questions about Brown in their confirmation hearing?

2. Why would some refuse to comment on a case so accepted as Brown v. Board of Education?

3. What is your overall take on the confirmation process? Why?


Photo/Image: Justices Gorsuch, Kennedy, and Kavanaugh, by Fred Schilling, Supreme Court