Arguing that the Senate’s Republican leaders have “stolen” a Supreme Court nomination, to deliver it to the new Trump administration, Oregon Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley is signaling a late campaign by his colleagues to get a vote on President Obama’s choice of Judge Merrick B. Garland for the court’s vacant seat.
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Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston explains why further review of the Obama administration’s sweeping immigration policy in the federal courts may be thwarted by Tuesday’s presidential election result.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains why a transition to a truly different court may not come until after 2018, and why Justice Anthony Kennedy’s role could become greater.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at lively arguments at the Court on Tuesday about the ability of cities to sue lenders issuing loans that result in segregated neighborhoods.
On the eve of the presidential election, the Supreme Court refused a Democratic party plea to intervene to protect Ohio voters from intimidation or harassment by followers of the Donald Trump presidential campaign.