U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch administered the ceremonial oath of office to Brett Busby September 6 at the Texas House chamber. Selected to the Texas Supreme Court by Gov. Greg Abbott, Busby was previously a U.S. Supreme Court clerk, in private practice, and a judge on the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston from 2012 to 2018. Busby has been serving on the Texas Supreme Court since March 20, when his nomination was confirmed by unanimous vote by the Senate. He was sworn in later that day, filling a spot left vacant after Justice Phil Johnson retired in December 2018.
Above: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch swore in Brett Busby to the Texas Supreme Court on September 6.
Above: The Texas Supreme Court also thanked former Justice Phil Johnson for his 13 years on the bench.