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Articles/Books By:

Access to Affordable Justice: A Challenge to the Bench, Bar, and Academy, 100 Judicature 46 (2016).

Effective Brief Writing, in Appellate Practice Update, 2013 (Denver: CLE in Colorado, 2013) (co-author with Nathan B. Coats, Stephanie E. Dunn, Blain D. Myhre, Jesse H. Witt).

The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Intention and the Allocation of Risk, in Reason, Morality, and Law: the Philosophy of John Finnis (John Keown& Robert P. George eds.) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Justice White and Judicial Excellence, distributed by UPI (May 4, 2002); Text via UPI.

Law’s Irony, 37 Harv. J. L. &  Pub. Pol’y 743 (2014); PDF via HeinOnline.*

Legacy of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Colorado Springs: Tenth Circuit Court Bench & Bar Conference, Sept. 3, 2016); video via C-Span, https://www.c-span.org/video/?414086-1/life-legacy-supreme-court-justice-antonin-scalia.

The Legalization of Assisted Suicide and the Law of Unintended Consequences: A Review of the Dutch and Oregon Experiments and Leading Utilitarian Arguments for Legal Change, 2004 Wisc. L. Rev. 1347 (2004); PDF via HeinOnline.*

Letter to the Editor: Nonpartisan Fee Awards, Wash. Post, Mar. 18, 2004, at A30; Text via ProQuest.*

Liberals ‘N’ Lawsuits, National Review Online (Feb. 2005); via Nationalreview.com.

No Loss, No Gain, Legal Times, Jan. 31, 2005.

Of Lions and Bears, Judges and Legislators, and the Legacy of Justice Scalia, 66 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 905 (2015-2016); PDF via HeinOnline.*

The Right to Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, 23 Harv. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 599 (2000); PDF via HeinOnline.*

The Right to Receive Assistance in Suicide and Euthanasia, with Particular Reference to the Law of the United States (Ph. D.; University of Oxford; 2004). PDF via Oxford University Research Archive.

Rule of Law: The Constitutional Case for Term Limits, Wall St. J., Nov. 4, 1992, at A15.

Settlements in Securities Fraud Class Actions: Improving Investor Protections, Wash. Leg. Foundation (Apr. 2005) and Andrews Class Action Litigation Reporter (Aug. 2005); PDF via Washington Legal Foundation.

Will the Gentlemen Please Yield? A Defense of the Constitutionality of State-Imposed Term Limits, 20 Hofstra L. Rev. 341 (1991) (co-author with Michael Guzman); PDF via HeinOnline; also published as Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 178 (1992).

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Articles/Books About:

2 Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, 10th Circuit, p. 5 (2016-1 ed.).

Biographical Directory of Federal Judges. Gorsuch, Neil M., U.S. Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=3125&cid=999.

Meet Neil Gorsuch, Said to be a Leading SCOTUS Contender, American Bar Association.

Robert Barnes, Key Decisions from Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch, Wash. Post (Jan. 31, 2017).

Tony Mauro, Neil Gorsuch: In His Own Words, Nat. L.J. (Jan. 31, 2017).

Tony Mauro, Three Things to Know About Neil Gorsuch, SCOTUS Front-Runner, Nat.L.J. (Jan. 24, 2017)

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Cases

According to the Lexis Advance legal database, Judge Gorsuch has authored 212 published opinions during his ten years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Decisions from cases in the Tenth Circuit in which Justice Gorsuch participated can be found on the website of the Court (select “Search Opinions” under Opinion drop-down and use “Gorsuch” as a search term).  Cases are also available on Google Scholar (On the Google Scholar homepage, select “Case law” and then click on “Select courts.”  On the next page, select “Court of Appeals” under “Tenth Circuit” and click “Done.”  On the search page, use “Gorsuch” as a search term.)  Visitors to the Law Library of Congress and other law libraries can also use legal research databases such as Lexis Advance and Westlaw to perform more targeted searching for majority opinions by Judge Gorsuch, as well as his concurring and dissenting opinions.    

Noteworthy Recent Opinions authored by Judge Gorsuch include the following:

Gutierrez-Brizuela v. Lynch, 834 F.3d 1142 (2016).

Bustos v. A & E Television Networks, 646 F.3d 762 (2011).

Russo v. Ballard Medical Products, 550 F.3d 1004 (2008).

Dudnikov v. Chalk & Vermilion Fine Arts, Inc., 514 F.3d 1063 (2008).

United States v. Shaffer, 472 F.3d 1219 (2007).

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Congressional Materials:

Congress.gov. PN55 — Neil M. Gorsuch — Supreme Court of the United States. (Apr. 7, 2017 Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 45. Record Vote Number: 111).

Congress.gov. PN1565 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Neil M. Gorsuch — The Judiciary. (07/20/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.)

U.S. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Confirmation Hearings on Federal Appointments, Part 5: Hearings. 109th Cong., 2nd Sess. June 28, Aug. 1, 2006. Washington: U.S. GPO, 2007. v. 391, p. Serial No. J-109-4. S.Hrg. 109-397, Part 5. PDF via Congress.gov, HathiTrust, and ProQuest* (see pp. 1-52).

U.S. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. PN55-115: Neil M. Gorsuch.

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Web Resources:

American Bar Association. ABA Journal. Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.

New York Times. In Neil Gorsuch, an  Echo of Scalia in Philosophy and Style.

PBS Newshour. Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.

Politico.com. Neil Gorsuch: Who is he? Bio, facts, background and political views.

Roll Call. Neil Gorsuch Nominated by Trump for U.S. Supreme Court.

Scotusblog.com. Potential Nominee Profile: Neil Gorsuch.

Scotusblog.com. Trump Nominates Gorsuch to Fill Scalia vacancy.

The Hill. Trump taps Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court.

U.S. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Judge Neil M. Gorsuch.

University of Virginia Law School. Neil Gorsuch Project.

Wall Street Journal. Law Blog: Judge Gorsuch: In His Own Words.

Washington Week. 6 Things to Know about Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch.

White House. President’ Trump’s Nominee for the Supreme Court Neil M. Gorsuch

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Last Updated: 02/01/2018