Justice Neil Gorsuch’s background primed him to break from the other conservatives on Native law and defend tribal sovereignty


Publish Date:
July 31, 2022
Business Insider
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When Gorsuch was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2017, a former colleague, Michael W. McConnell, told The New York TimesGorsuch would bring a unique perspective.

“He’s a Westerner,” McConnell said. “There are so many cases that have to do with the West, and I also think the cultural sensibilities of the West are different. He’s an outdoorsman, and the Supreme Court needs a little bit more geographical diversity.”

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