Archive: 3/16/16: Wednesday
President Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Has Strong Ties To Oklahoma
The man nominated by President Obama to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by last month's unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia feels a strong tie to this city, calling his work here one of the most formative experiences in his legal career.
Trends, Topics & Tags: Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Vacant SCOTUS Seat
A big announcement came from President Obama as he nominated Judge Merrick Garland to join the Supreme Court. The 63-year-old became chief judge on the US Court of Appeals in Washington back in 2013. He is a liberal born in Chicago and graduated from Harvard Law School.