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Keck talks to WAER about the Supreme Court justice vacancy

September 22, 2020


Thomas M. Keck

Thomas M. Keck

"For most of the Supreme Court’s history, the process of presidential appointment and Senate confirmation has ensured that the Court’s views broadly track those of the American public," says Tom Keck, Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics. "That electoral connection has been sundered in recent decades, as Democrats won the popular vote in six of the past seven presidential elections, while Republicans maintained a lock on the Court." Read more in the WAER article, "Local Praise for Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Caution for Rushing to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy." 09/22/20

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