President Obama Announces Supreme Court Nominee

Today, President Obama announced that he is nominating Federal Appeals Court Judge Merrick Brian Garland to the Supreme Court. You can read more about the announcement and watch at video of the announcement here.

To learn more about the Supreme Court Appointment Process, check out this 2010 publication from the Congressional Research Service, which details the nomination and appointment procedure and provides background information about the process.
Additional research resources are available through the Georgetown Law Library’s website, which includes a research guide on Supreme Court Nominations, the SCOTUSblog and NPR.

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