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CNN Highlights Sherrilyn Ifill's Reaction to President Obama's Supreme Court Nominee

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Merrick Garland, Obama's High Court Pick, Gives GOP a Headache

Sherrilyn Ifill: GOP's New Move to Delegitimize Obama

As Ifill observes in the CNN article: Indeed, a majority of Americans want the Senate to give the President's nominee a hearing, and despite their bluster, Republicans may find themselves out-maneuvered by President Obama's exceedingly moderate choice.

In the meantime, legal groups will be reviewing Garland's record on the D.C. Circuit court. This includes nearly 20 years of appellate decisions, and before that a career as a federal prosecutor. Civil rights groups will be looking specifically at Garland's record in cases involving claims of discrimination and inequality.

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