Tag Archive: Merrick Garland

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Logical Reasonings / 5.4.16

A. 70% of 2015 law grads have a JD-required or JD-preferred job. Are you one of them? American Bar Association

B. Donald Trump is vetting VP picks. Under consideration are The Hamburglar and a handheld mirror. CNN

C. A Brazilian study claims that giving mosquitoes a particular bacterial infection makes it harder for them to transmit Zika virus. Reuters

D. Some Republicans are getting wobbly on blocking the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court because Donald Trump could feasibly be president in a few months. Vox

E. The US Department of Justice has notified North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory that the so called “bathroom bill” violates the Civil Rights Act. Talking Points Memo

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Who is Merrick Garland? 3 Things You Should Know About Obama’s Longshot Supreme Court Nominee

In the never-ending, poorly acted Kabuki theater that is national politics these days, we’ve seen senator after senator — Republican and Democrat alike — chew the scenery over a replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Democrats — President Obama included — make the point that the Constitution is pretty clear about what’s supposed to happen when a Supreme Court Justice dies.