Mitt Romney on Supreme Court Justices

Last Updated : Dec 10, 2011


Governor Romney has stated that he would appoint judges that follow the constitution and do not make laws from the bench. He asserts that he would support a judge like John Roberts, Samuel Alito, or Anthony Scalia. Governor Romney opposed the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the supreme court.


California Debate

On January 30, 2008 Governor Romney participated in the Presidential debate in California. He stated during that debate that he approved of justices that followed the Constitution.


Reaction to Justice Sonia Sotomayor Nomination

In May of 2009, Governor Romney issued a statement noting his opposition to the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the supreme court.

Huckabee Forum

In December of 2011, Governor Romney participated in a forum hosted by Governor Mitt Romney. He speaks about his support for the appointment of strict constitutionalists to the bench.

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