Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join Us
Site Search
Legal Flash
Blog Home All Blogs
Search all posts for:   

 

View all (874) posts »
 

Obama Chooses Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

Posted By Administration, Thursday, March 17, 2016

 President Obama on Wednesday nominated Merrick B. Garland to be the nation’s 113th Supreme Courtjustice, choosing a centrist appellate judge who could reshape the court for a generation and become the face of a bitter election-year confirmation struggle.

In selecting Judge Garland, 63, a well-known figure in Washington legal circles who has drawn praise from members of both parties, Mr. Obama dared Republican senators to ignore public pressure and make good on their promise to block consideration of any nominee until after the next president is chosen.

Read the whole story at NY Times

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
Permalink | Comments (0)
 
more Latest News
more Calendar

10/17/2017
Guardianship Basics & Beyond

10/26/2017
Bonuses & Commissions: Avoiding Costly Mistakes With Employee Compensation

11/1/2017
2017 Annual Judges' Night Dinner

Recent Recognitions
Ruth Silver TaubePro Bono Award, 2016
Mariel BlockBarrister of the Year 2016

Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal