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Amy Coney Barrett


Last night Amy Coney Barrett became an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. President Donald Trump nominated the lawyer and jurist. Barrett is married to Jesse M. Barrett, who currently works at law firm Southbank. Amy and Jesse have been married for 21 years. They are both Notre Dame Law School graduates. Together, they have seven kids ranging from the ages of 19 to 8.


She stands for President Trump, and many believe that she will help when it comes to him winning the election. Barrett was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Barrett later went to college and graduated at the top of her class.


After Amy Coney Barrett now serves as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. After Barrett was sworn in, she thanked the several people who got her to where she is now and how they have helped her and her husband in the last few weeks. Barrett goes on; she talks about her duty to the state and her job and how she will protect her country. Barrett finish with these words,


"My fellow Americans, even though we judges don't face elections, we still work for you. It is your Constitution that establishes the rule of law and the judicial independence that is so central to it. The oath that I have solemnly taken tonight means at its core that I will do my job without any fear or favor and that I will do so independently of both the political branches and of my own preferences. I love the Constitution and the Democratic Republic that it establishes, and I will devote myself to preserving it. Thank you." – Amy Coney Barrett


Barrett shows her devotion to the government, the state, and, most importantly, the people.


Works Cited:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/26/amy-coney-barrett-originalist-but-what-does-it-mean

https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/watch-amy-coney-barretts-full-speech-after-being-sworn-in-to-the-supreme-court/2020/10/26/bf8a5732-a001-4212-9ff0-6bccb89a3472_video.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/elections/2020/10/26/trump-biden-live-updates/?arc404=true

https://www.rev.com/blog/transcripts/amy-coney-barrett-swearing-in-ceremony-transcript


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