Amy Coney Barrett's First Confirmation Hearing
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THE QUICK FACTS
- Amy Coney Barrett's first confirmation hearing began on Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Barrett compared her legal philosophy to that of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, saying that "courts should not try" to make policy decisions and value judgments.
- Republican senators praised Barrett as a mother of seven children and decried criticisms of Barrett's religious beliefs, which she has said "would not bear ...