President Obama Nominates Merrick B. Garland as Supreme Court Justice

Today, President Obama nominated Merrick B. Garland, a centrist appeals court judge, as the 113th Supreme Court justice. The president said Judge Garland is “widely recognized not only as one of America’s sharpest legal minds, but someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency, modesty, integrity, even-handedness and excellence. These qualities and his long commitment to public service have earned him the respect and admiration from leaders from both sides of the aisle.”Read more here.