Who Might Be on President Obama’s Short List for Supreme Court
President Obama has vowed to nominate a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep of natural causes at the age of 79 on Saturday. While Senate Republicans have already pledged to obstruct any nomination, Obama will undoubtedly exercise his right and responsibility under Article II of the U.S. Constitution to nominate and fill a vacant seat on the Supreme Court.
Any White House administration is bound to have a short list of justices. LawNewz.com has compiled a list of the trending names for the next potential nominee to the highest court in the land.
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