"The opportunity to think for ourselves and to express those thoughts freely is among our most cherished liberties," Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote in the majority opinion.
Justice Gorsuch has never voted against Native American interests in a Supreme Court case. But that probably isn't because he's biased in favor of Indians. He simply believes that much existing precedent in this field is biased the other way.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch highlights a vital lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Since March 2020, we may have experienced the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country," Gorsuch wrote. That might be an exaggeration, but it isn't far off.
SCOTUS Chooses California Over Pork Producers and Bacon Consumers (and Issues Four Other Opinions Too)
The Supreme Court issues five merits opinions, but there are still forty more waiting.
Contrary to the Supreme Court's First Amendment precedents, Donald Trump thinks harsh criticism of the president should be actionable.
The Bank Secrecy Act divides the justices in an unusual way, and Justice Barrett authors her fourth opinion in an argued case.
Why isn’t affirmative action in college admissions prohibited under the Civil Rights Act?
While other pandemic policies have ended, the migration measure has “outlived [its] shelf life,” Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote yesterday.
The link between Bostock v. Clayton County and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina
Why Won't the Biden Administration Join Gorsuch in Seeking To Overrule These Racist SCOTUS Precedents?
The Insular Cases “rest on a rotten foundation,” Gorsuch wrote.
Unsatisfied by the outcome of one case, the feds secured a much more severe penalty the second time around.
In a forceful concurring opinion, he argues the Supreme Court should overrule longstanding precedents denying many constitutional rights to residents of Puerto Rico and other "unincorporated" US territories. Gorsuch is absolutely right. But he would do well to cast the same critical gaze on the very similar precedents that exempt immigration restrictions from normal constitutional scrutiny.
How Narrow is the Pathway the Supreme Court Left for Suits Challenging SB 8 and Other Similar State Laws?
Things are far from completely clear. But Justice Gorsuch's opinion may give preenforcement challenges to SB 8 and other similar laws a good deal more wiggle room than many think.
Can a cop enter a suspect's home without a warrant if they're in pursuit and have probable cause to believe the suspect has committed a misdemeanor?
"The application of physical force to the body with the intent to restrain is a seizure, even if the person does not submit and is not subdued."
SCOTUS Declines To Let Kentucky Religious Schools Reopen Without Addressing the Constitutionality of Closing Them
The justices emphasized that K-12 schools are currently scheduled to reopen after winter break.
In an op ed coauthored with former Colorado state supreme court justice Rebecca Love Kourlis, he outlines some ways to make legal services more affordable for the poor and lower middle class.
Two centuries of precedents say the president is not immune from judicial process.
"Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit."
In Sharp Dissent, Neil Gorsuch Faults SCOTUS for Letting the Attorney General 'Write His Own Criminal Code'
The conservative justice comes out swinging on behalf of the non-delegation doctrine.
The Trump appointee is not impressed by the logic of the "dual sovereignty" doctrine: "Really?"
A recent dissenting opinion by Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch highlights some of the dangers of the enormous scope of modern criminal law.
Dissenting From a Decision Blocking a Retaliatory Arrest Claim, Neil Gorsuch Notes That 'Almost Anyone Can Be Arrested for Something'
The Trump appointee warns that "little would be left of our First Amendment liberties" if cops could punish people who irk them by finding a legal reason to bust them.
It's not the first time the two justices have teamed up on a criminal justice case.
A case to watch for both criminal justice reformers and for critics of executive overreach.
Of course, Gorsuch had his share of clashes with the liberal bloc too.
Yearning for the days when interrupting your debate opponent was considered the height of incivility.
In a case involving cellphone location data, Gorsuch says entrusting information to someone does not mean surrendering your Fourth Amendment rights.
Capsule summary: "Vote the way we want you to, and maybe we'll have just a bit less contempt for you than we now do."
Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees asks SCOTUS to end mandatory public-sector union fees.
Judge Janice Rogers Brown takes aim at Chevron deference.
SCOTUS has delayed making a decision whether to tackle religious freedom claim.
How the new justice will impact the future of SCOTUS.
On Criminal Justice and Executive Branch Power, Neil Gorsuch May Be More 'Liberal' Than Merrick Garland
Comparing the two SCOTUS nominees.
The SCOTUS nominee called Brown v. Board of Education "one of the shining moments in constitutional history."
Following Randy Barnett, Instapundit makes a clear compelling case for originalism and limited government.
Neil Gorsuch Vows to 'Respect' Supreme Court Precedent. That Does Not Mean He Will Always Uphold Precedent.
Understanding the SCOTUS nominee's answers to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The president dismisses his SCOTUS nominee's objections.