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Dec 8, 2021

A would-be justice makes his Supreme Court debut

Merrick Garland finally made his Supreme Court debut on Tuesday. Not in a justice's black robe, but wearing the striped pants and jacket with tails reserved for government lawyers appearing before the court.

Oct 9, 2020

Scalia ‘heir’ Barrett may be open to reversing Roe v. Wade

President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court has expressed unease with some landmark rulings, including ones that established a right to abortion, and has suggested in her academic writing that she may be willing to reconsider those decisions.

Jan 25, 2017

Trump to announce Supreme Court pick on Feb. 2

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on Feb. 2, and three federal appeals court judges are said to be the front-runners to fill the lifetime seat held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative icon.

May 18, 2016

Sykes on Trump’s US Supreme Court justice short list (UPDATE)

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has included Wisconsin's Diane Sykes on his list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees.

Apr 5, 2016

Impact of Scalia’s death on forced arbitration and consumer class actions

In the wake of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, many pundits debated his influence on hot topics such as affirmative action, the Second Amendment and same-sex marriage.

Mar 16, 2016

Obama nominates Judge Merrick Garland to US Supreme Court

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he will reveal his Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, and his pick is expected to come from a small circle of federal appeals court judges.

Mar 9, 2016

Possible US Supreme Court pick would make history in many ways

If Ketanji Brown Jackson were nominated and confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, she would make history several times over. She'd be the court's first black female justice. Her confirmation would mean that for the first time four women would sit on the nine-member court. And it would mean two black justices would be sitting together for the first time.

Mar 3, 2016

View from around the state: Sen. Johnson should break ranks on court nominee

As Senate Republicans stand in an unbroken line of opposition to even the thought of considering a nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is standing right there with them.

Feb 29, 2016

Vets of ’05 Senate truce don’t see accord over court pick

With ideological control of the U.S. Supreme Court at stake and senators trading insults, lawmakers who helped the Senate avert a meltdown over judges a decade ago say today's political climate is too toxic for a bipartisan pact to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Feb 25, 2016

US Supreme Court vacancy becoming issue in Wisconsin race

The question over whether a vacancy should be filled this year on the U.S. Supreme Court is becoming an issue in the nonpartisan race for Wisconsin's Supreme Court.

Feb 25, 2016

Poll: Wisconsin residents want Scalia seat filled on court

A new poll shows a majority of Wisconsin residents want there to be a vote on a replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this year.

Feb 24, 2016

Johnson says it’s reasonable not to act on Obama nominee

Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Wednesday that he thinks it's "eminently reasonable" to have the next president and Senate decide who will serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, which puts him at odds with his Democratic opponent, Russ Feingold.


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