Bloomberg Law
June 26, 2019, 2:09 PMUpdated: June 26, 2019, 7:39 PM

Gorsuch Sides with Liberals in Child Porn Sentencing Case (3)

Jordan S. Rubin
Jordan S. Rubin

Justice Neil Gorsuch again joined his liberal U.S. Supreme Court colleagues when he wrote an opinion siding with a man convicted of child pornography offenses who faced more prison time for violating supervised release.

Though a more reliably conservative vote in other areas—and in criminal cases involving death row prisoners, in particular—it’s the latest instance of Gorsuch applying a limited government mentality to help convicts on appeal.

Just this week, he cast the tie-breaking vote for the defense in another criminal case, and earlier this he term provided the liberals with a fifth vote in decisions favoring American ...

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