This past week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing regarding the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett. Aside from routine questions from members regarding Judge’s Barrett’s past judicial opinions and how she’d rule in future cases, some members chose to use the confirmation process to highlight the role of dark money in the Court. One member, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, discussed, at length, the role of dark money and its influences on the court,
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold its first hearing on Monday, October 12th for the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Hearings are scheduled for 9:00 a.m. for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of next week.