publication date: Friday, June 26, 2020 (part of Summer 2020)
clue: He's no Merrick Garland, but based on a recent ruling, he might be no Antonin Scalia either.
explanation: Gorsuch was appointed to the Supreme Court seat vacated by Scalia's death. He was nominated by President Trump, after President Obama's nomination of Garland was ignored by Congress. Although he's a textualist and originalist like Scalia, he unexpectedly joined the progressive justices in June 2020 to rule that employment discrimination against LGBTQ people was illegal under federal law. more…
intended difficulty: very easy