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Who Is Judge Neil Gorsuch, Trump's Supreme Court Nominee?05:34

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch in February 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)closemore
Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch in February 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Monday is the first day of confirmation hearings for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch — something former President Obama's nominee for the same seat, Merrick Garland, never got.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Dahlia Lithwick (@Dahlialithwick), who covers the Supreme Court for Slate, about Gorsuch's background and judicial track record.

This segment aired on March 20, 2017.

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