Graham fumes at confirmation hearing: Childs treatment 'vicious'
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) fumed over progressive criticism of J. Michelle Childs, a district court nominee who was also a Supreme Court contender, and accused Democrats of holding a double standard against GOP nominees. Graham's remarks, which came near the start of the four-day hearing for President Biden's actual nominee for the court - Ketanji Brown Jackson - are the most extensive comments Graham has given on Jackson's nomination since...news.yahoo.com
Lindsey Graham calls a win for 'radical Left' Supreme Court nomination of judge he just confirmed to federal court
Eight months after he voted to confirm her appointment to the federal bench, Sen. Lindsey Graham called President Biden's nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court a victory for the “radical Left.”news.yahoo.com
President Biden Begins Supreme Court Interview Process
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMediaPresident Biden has begun interviewing candidates to succeed Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Judge Childs enjoys the support of Democrat powerbroker Congressman James Clyburn of South Carolina. A 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, Judge Childs was appointed in 2010 by President Barack Obama to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the District of South Carolina. “In law school, you learn early on that your reputation and credibility will follow you throughout your career,” Judge Childs said in an interview with her alma mater. And that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated to the United States Supreme Court.”thewestsidegazette.com
Judge J. Michelle Childs Heads List of Potential Black Women Supreme Court Nominees
“We know that when America’s boardrooms, legislatures, and even the Supreme Court start to resemble America, we all benefit,” Beatty stated. She earned two gubernatorial appointments to become the Deputy Director of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (2000-02) and a Commissioner on the South Carolina Worker’s Compensation Commission (2002-06). Judge Childs then won election from the South Carolina General Assembly as an at-large Circuit Court Judge (2006-10). Others being considered include 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Holly A. Thomas, federal Circuit Court Judge Tiffany P. Cunningham, civil rights attorney, and 11th Circuit Court candidate Nancy G. Abudu, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Arianna J. Freeman, NYU law professor Melissa Murray, 7th Circuit Judge Candace Jackson-Akiwumi, District Judge Wilhelmina “Mimi” Wright, North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls, and 2nd Circuit Judge Eunice Lee. And that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated to the United States Supreme Court.”thewestsidegazette.com
Biden considers choices to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
President Biden is weighing his options for a nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who plans to retire this year. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford has more on the impact of Breyer's retirement, and CBS News senior White House correspondent breaks down the opportunity it presents for the Biden administration.news.yahoo.com
High court reinstates S. Carolina ballot witness requirement
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated a requirement that South Carolina residents voting by mail in November’s election get a witness to sign their ballots. While the high court reinstated the requirement as a lawsuit over it proceeds, voters have already started returning ballots. And a judge blocked the witness requirement before the state’s primary in June. As is typical when the Supreme Court acts on an emergency basis, the justices did not explain their decision. He said it wasn’t for a court to second-guess the lawmakers’ decision to retain the witness requirement during the pandemic.