How Amy Coney Barrett Will Influence the Supreme Court

How Amy Coney Barrett Will Influence the Supreme Court

| By Alexander Heller | (Published on September 26, 2020)

Pesident Trump announced last week that his nominee to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be a woman. According to early reports, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a judge from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, is seen as the favorite to replace Ginsburg. Recent reports have confirmed her selection.

At just 48 years old, Barrett is likely to be the youngest woman to be nominated to the Court as well as the second-youngest Justice to be nominated overall. Aside from the inevitable Senate battle that’s likely to ensue in the coming weeks, the Louisiana native has been seen as a rising star among many religious conservatives. Barrett’s exact influence on the Court remains to be seen. If confirmed, her presence would give conservatives a major win from a SCOTUS term marred by equally major losses on the high court. It will have an immeasurable influence for decades to come.

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Governor Murphy highlights New Jersey’s economic growth while Rowan students remain sceptical about its affordability

Governor Murphy highlights New Jersey’s economic growth while Rowan students remain sceptical about its affordability

By Alexander Heller

It was a rainy Tuesday evening as New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy visited Rowan University to not only discuss the state of New Jersey politics, but also address some of the future plans the state has in store in regards to affordability, the economy, and job growth. 

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Meet the 18-Year-Old Youth Organizer Fighting for a Greener Philly

Meet the 18-Year-Old Youth Organizer Fighting for a Greener Philly

A staff organizer for the nationally known Sunrise Movement and a participant in Friday’s climate strike, Abigail Leedy looks to inspire her generation — and those before hers — to fight climate change.

By Alexander Heller

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