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Obama Supreme Court Nominees

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Supreme Court Retirement Plans

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court's future: President Barack Obama is defeated for re-election ne...

Elena Kagan Will Be Obama's Supreme Court Pick: Mike Allen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updates below... President Obama is expected to nominate Solicitor General and former Harvard Law dean Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, Mi...

Obama To Choose Supreme Court Nominee By May 26

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama will decide on a candidate to replace the retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens by May 26 at the latest, The Hill reports. ...

Leah Ward Sears: Supreme Court Short List Increases By One

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears is on President Obama's short list of nominees to be the next Supreme Court justice, ABC's ...

Sidney Thomas On Supreme Court Short List

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's candidates for the Supreme Court include a new name, federal appeals court Judge Sidney Thomas of Montana,...

Memo to Justice Stevens: Don't Listen to Arlen Specter

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

Regardless of when Justice Stevens retires, Obama will appoint a centrist, center-to-left or liberal leaning replacement. The replacement will not be conservative or conservative-leaning -- period.

Obama's Supreme Pick: No Drama, No Bomber

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

when Republicans actually come face-to-face, or even voice-to-voice, with the actual Obama, they can't help but be reassured -- or is it disappointed? -- that he's not the bogeyman they've made him out to be.

Obama's Greatest Mistake

Martin Garbus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Garbus

Obama should not be looking only to moderate Democrats. The great liberal Justices gave us one-man/one-vote, proportional representation, and school integration.

Diane Wood: Supreme Court Nominee? All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Diane Wood, a 14-year veteran of the Chicago 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, was an early name tossed into the ring as a possible Obama Supreme Court no...

Seth Waxman: Supreme Court Nominee? All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seth Waxman, one of the names on the short list for President Barack Obama's first Supreme Court nominee once Justice David Souter retires in June, wa...

Blog Already Polling Potential Souter Replacements

Above The Law | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATL readers, there are many names being bandied about as potential nominees for the Supreme Court. We've narrowed the list to nine people who have bee...

Judge Diane Pamela Wood Floated As Possible Obama Supreme Court Pick

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Judge Diane Pamela Wood, 58, has spent the last 14 years going toe-to-toe with the legendary conservative lions of Chicago's 7th Circuit Court of Appe...