Prof. James Sample Comments in New York Times Front-Page Story on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch’s Ties to Billionaire

James Sample , Professor of Law

Neil Gorsuch Has Web of Ties to Secretive Billionaire
By Charlie Savage and Julie Turkewitz
The New York Times
March 14, 2017


James Sample, a Hofstra University law professor who has studied Supreme Court recusals, said, “It’s very reasonable to ask a Supreme Court nominee for a more thorough answer” about how he will weigh such decisions, especially since “it seems as though there is a kind of continuous relationship — this is not just a past client.”

Charlie Savage reported from Washington, and Julie Turkewitz from Granby, Colo. Mike McIntire contributed reporting from New York.

A version of this article appears in print on March 15, 2017, on Page A1 of the New York edition with the headline: Court Nominee Has Web of Ties To Secretive Colorado Billionaire.

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