President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the currently vacant seat on the Supreme Court of the United States. Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has a track record of extreme conservatism, including a strong stance against the fundamental right to abortion granted by Roe v. Wade. Here are five things you need to know about Judge Gorsuch.
Andrew Satter is the Director of Video and Aki Suzuki is a Video Editor at the Center for American Progress. Billy Corriher is the Deputy Director of Legal Progress and Jake Faleschini is the Director of the Federal Courts Program at the Center.