Justice Neil Gorsuch Infographic

Julia Nall, Print Editor

On Friday April 7, Colorado-born Republican Neil Gorsuch was confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, filling the vacancy Justice Antonin Scalia left when he died in his Texas ranch last February. His confirmation followed plenty of Senate-floor drama, including “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”-style unofficial filibusters and the Republicans going “nuclear,” or changing the Senate rules. Gorsuch is expected to cement a conservative majority for the courts to come. But what exactly does he believe?