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Cornell Labor Law Experts Available to Comment on Supreme Court Vote on Unions

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President Has Constitutional Power to Appoint, Not Just Nominate, Successor to Scalia

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After the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Republican senators, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, announced that they would neither consider nor vote on any nominee to the court picked by President Barack Obama. According to a new paper co-written by two University of Illinois legal experts, that position may be more problematic - both pragmatically and constitutionally - than those senators realize.

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McConnell’s Moves To Oppose Supreme Court Nominee May Hurt GOP, says Texas A&M Political Scientist

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WashU Expert: Garland More Palatable to Senate Republicans Than Potential Nominee of Next Administration

President Barack Obama’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland, could make senate Republicans think twice about stonewalling the nomination process, especially as the presidential election nears, said Greg Magarian, constitutional law expert at the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis.“President Obama may have decided that the Democratic candidates didn’t need a nomination fight to animate the base,” Magarian said.

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History Says ‘Yes’ but Polarizing Politics May Mean ‘No’ Confirmation of Obama SCOTUS Nominee

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@Umich law expert Richard Friedman says in a rational world, confirmation of Garland to #SupremeCourt would be an easy call

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UGA Expert Who Wrote the Book on Supreme Court Confirmation Available for Comment on Obama Pick

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Experts Available for Comment on President Obama's Nomination of Merrick Garland for U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court appointment experts available for live and taped interviews.

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Michael Teter Is Available to Discuss the Merits of Merrick Garland as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Michael Teter is available to discuss the merits of Merrick Garland as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice —as well as how Garland's appointment will change the court's make-up and political considerations that factor into the process.

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Merrick Garland A Solid, Albeit Cautious, Pick By President Obama For The Supreme Court, Experts Say

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