“The correct legal result has been achieved,” said Jessica Interlandi, Sandi Jackson’s attorney in Chicago.
After Justice Antonin Scalia died last year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would not consider President Barack Obama’s choice for that seat.
Wednesday marked 175 days since President Barack Obama nominated federal appellate Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.
In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, labor unions won a Supreme Court dispute they once seemed likely to lose.
Democrats allied with the White House are targeting Sen. Mark Kirk over the GOP Senate blockade of the Merrick Garland Supreme Court nomination.
President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday.