Justice Neil Gorsuch at his investiture ceremony.
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"When the express terms of a statute give us one answer and extratextual considerations suggest another, it’s no contest," Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote for the majority. "Only the written word is the law, and all persons are entitled to its benefit."