Trump’s 21 Supreme Court Picks
This is a subjective analysis of Trump’s picks. The analysis is a work in progress and subject to change.
Judge Steve Colloton, 53, Clerk for Rehnquist,worked for Ken Starr ,Yale
Judge Raymond Gruender, 52, fierce abortion foe Washington St. Louis Law, U.S. Attorney
Judge Thomas Hardiman, 50, Federalist Society, Notre Dame Law, sits on same court as Trumps sister.
Judge Raymond Kethledge, 49, Clerk for Kennedy and counsel to Spencer Abraham, Michigan Law
Judge William Pryor, 53, Tulane Law, Protégé of proposed Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Judge Diane Sykes, 58, ex-husband strident anti Trump conservative, already floated by Trump, Marquette Law
U.S. Senator Mike Lee,45, Utah, clerk for Alito, Never endorsed Trump, great pick but.
Judge Charles Canady,62, 4 term member of House of Representatives, Yale
Judge Timothy Tymkovich,60,, wrote majority on Hobby Lobby, Colorado Law
Judge Robert Young, 65, African American, luke warm on some social issues but originalist, Harvard
Judge Amul Thapar,47, Indian ancestory, Cal Law
Judge Keith Blackwell,41, Georgia Law, District Attorney, belongs to Federalist Society
Judge Edward Mansfield , 59, Iowa Supreme court nominated after conservative revolt over gay marriage, Yale,
Judge Margaret Ryan, 52, Notre Dame Law, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Clarence Thomas clerk, Marine, JAG clerked for Ted Cruz’s favorite judge J. Michael Luttig and Clarence Thomas
Judge Federico Moreno,64, Miami Law
Judge Allison Eid 51, Colorado Governor Bill Owens appointment, clerked for Clarence Thomas Chicago Law
Judge Joan Larson,48, clerked for Scalia, Northwestern,
Judge Thomas Rex Lee,51, brother of Senator Mike Lee also on list, Chicago Law clerked for Justice Thomas
Judge David Stras,42, Kansas Law, clerked for Thomas and Luttig, jewish Clerked for two great judges but thin on conservative views or decisions
Judge Don Willett,50, frequent mocker of Trump, Bush advisor Duke Law
Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, Harvard, clerked for Byron White and Kennedy lecture at Federalist on overcriminalization very smart but somewhat of an unknown