‘Threatens the very legitimacy of the court’: Former clerks for Anthony Kennedy advise against Amy Coney Barrett confirmation

Former clerks for Justice Anthony Kennedy urged the Senate not to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court so close to Election Day.

In an op-ed for the New York Times published on Sunday, Jamie Crooks and Samir Deger-Sen said they believed confirming Barrett to the high court before the general election “threatens the very legitimacy of the court.”

“If Senate Republicans hastily confirm Judge Barrett in the middle of an election, when a clear majority of Americans would prefer that Congress focus on the nation’s economic recovery, that earned legitimacy will be put in jeopardy,” they wrote, adding later that the confirmation would be
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