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Can The States Challenge President Obama On Immigration Policy Before The Supreme Court? Legal Expert Explains

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at URI's 130th Commencement, May 22

The thousands of students and families gathered for the University of Rhode Island's 130th Commencement will hear from one individual whose words are part of the national dialogue on equal justice and constitutional law.

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Expert Thoughts: Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One Vote'

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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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Experts Needed: Obama Chooses Merrick Garland for His Supreme Court Nominee

Today, Wednesday, March 16th, President Obama said he would nominate Merrick B. Garland as the nation’s 113th Supreme Court justice. Experts needed for media inquiries.

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Expert Supreme Court Discussion, 3/17: When to Fill a Vacancy, and Does It Matter?

Four Amherst College Supreme Court experts--including two former clerks to justices--will discuss the filling of Antonin Scalia’s seat

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Justices Scalia and Brandeis: History Repeats Itself (Sort Of)

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One hundred years ago, Washington became embroiled in one of the biggest struggles over a Supreme Court justice in American history. What can it tell us about what's going on today?

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Former Rutgers Law Professor Led the Legal Campaign for Gender Equality

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She recognized discriminatory laws hurt women – and men – and sought to revamp them one case at a time.

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Justice Scalia’s Death Highlights Importance of Persuasive, Informative and Accessible Legal Writing

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In this Q&A, Baylor Law School professors discuss Justice Scalia and the importance and power of persuasive and informative writing in today’s legal process.