Monday, February 15, 2016

The Politics of the #SupremeCourt

Obama will be given the opportunity to extend his legacy to the Supreme Court with Scalia's unexpected passing. Expect the replacement to be cut from the cloth of socialism and big government. Scalia's outspoken manner, while generating plenty of detractors, clearly checked the biases of both the left and right over three decades. His unexpected and untimely loss could shift the balance of 'interpretations' to the left.

Headline: Who could replace Scalia? Here are 10 names

WASHINGTON — Who could replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia if Republicans don't block all of President Obama's nominees, as appears likely? Here are 10 possibilities:

Sri Srinivasan: The 48-year-old federal appeals court judge was confirmed unanimously in 2013 for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit — a traditional steppingstone to the Supreme Court. He would be the court's first Indian-American justice.



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