The Loss of Scalia for the SCOTUS & the 2016 Election

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13, 2016. His passing leaves a vacancy on the Supreme Court at a time when the Court is divided on social and moral issues. President Obama and the Republicans in Congress have engaged in a battle over the appointment process, which will likely impact the presidential election. For more on this topic see below.


Battle for the Supreme Court: Our Insiders’ Guide

Times reporters discuss the “potential disaster” of Joe Biden’s 1992 comments, the memorial service for Justice Scalia and more.

The Race Is On!

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