May 13, 2009
The latest SCOTUS nominee short-list news
This AP article has these new SCOTUS nominee short-list details:
Among those under consideration are Solicitor General Elena Kagan, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Appeals Court judges Sonia Sotomayor and Diane Pamela Wood. California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno is also under review by Obama.
Sources familiar with Obama's deliberations confirmed the names to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no candidates have been revealed by the White House. The confirmation amounts to the first time any name has been directly tied to Obama.
One official cautioned that Obama is considering other people who have not been publicly mentioned. And more names may be added as the administration considers a replacement for retiring Justice David Souter.
Some prior posts on SCOTUS personnel:
- Insider myopia and the diverse benefits of a short bench
- Does SCOTUS need a trial judge?
Brave New Justice and sentencing issues
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